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  • English and Art, Da Vinci Communications

    Adam Watson

    Adam Watson teaches 10th Grade English and Graphic Communications at Da Vinci Communications. After growing up in North Carolina, Adam moved...
  • English 9, Da Vinci Design

    April Strawn

    Mrs. April Strawn is from Copenhagen, Denmark, but has embraced her identity as an Angeleno after moving to the U.S. as a teenager. This is...
  • English 11, Da Vinci Communications

    Ashley Hapner

    Ashley Hapner is the English 11 teacher at Da Vinci Communications. Originally from sunny Palm Springs, California, Hapner moved to Los Angeles...
  • English 11, Da Vinci Design

    James Oliver

    James Oliver grew up in verdant Portland, Oregon before relocating to LA in December 2021. In college, he studied English and Spanish with...
  • High School English and Writing Teacher & Academic Coach

    Jared Nicol

    Jared Nicol is an English teacher for Da Vinci Connect High School, and he is a writing teacher and academic coach for Da Vinci Extension (DVX)....
  • English & Composition 9, Da Vinci Design & Da Vinci Remote

    Jason White

    Jason White started teaching at Da Vinci Design in the fall of 2017, arriving with years of experience teaching, tutoring and coaching students...
  • English 9, Da Vinci Science

    Jessica Snyder

    Jessi Snyder joined the Da Vinci Science team in 2020. She has always had a passion for language, literature, and linguistics. She has traveled...
  • English 10, Da Vinci Design

    Jimena Elian

    Jimena Elian is thrilled to join the creative, passionate team at Da Vinci Design. Jimena was born and raised in Peru. At 14, she moved to...
  • English 10, Da Vinci Communications

    Megan Flower

    Megan Flower is thrilled to join Da Vinci Communications as the 10th grade English teacher. Ms. Flower’s hope is always to be an educator...
  • College Writing, Da Vinci Science & Da Vinci Remote

    Ray Perez

    Ray has worked in education as a Spanish teacher and school counselor. He started his career in Washington, D.C., serving in the D.C. Public...
  • English & Communications 9, Da Vinci Communication

    Regina Flores

    Regina was born in Nicaragua, moved to Ontario, California when she was six years old, and came to Los Angeles in 2004. After earning a degree...
  • English 9, Da Vinci Science

    Travis Wimer

    Mr. Wimer’s teaching philosophy sure has changed these past eight years, and so has the world. He understands that the world is complex and...
  • English 10, Da Vinci Science

    Wendy Cha

    Because of three fuzzy years spent in South Korea, Wendy Cha isn’t quite a California native but considers herself one. Before Wendy...