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ALICE LEE, ED.D., PRINCIPAL                                                                                                


Dr. Alice Lee is the proud principal of Richmond Street School. She has been an assistant principal, teacher, instructional coach, professional developer, and school site coordinator.  She has taught abroad in Korea and Thailand as an English teacher. Dr. Lee guest lectures at Vanguard University's Graduate Education Program on curriculum design and instructional pedagogy. Dr. Lee frequently speaks on literacy, book joy, and the value of bringing diversity into classroom libraries through stories and journeys that serve as mirrors and windows for students.


She is a three-time UCLA graduate and completed her doctorate in Educational Leadership with her dissertation focused on exploring lesson study as an improvement strategy for high-stakes accountability schools, students, and teachers.   


Dr. Lee believes that all students are entitled to receive and have access to an equitable, challenging, and engaging education. She is committed to building a community of lifelong learners at Richmond Street School who are equipped to make a positive impact in the world. 


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CARIE OULASHIAN, M.ED., ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL                                                             


Carie Oulashian has served as an ESUSD site administrator since 2019, and is thrilled to return as a Blue Butterfly this year! She has been in the dynamic field of education for 25 years and has taught every content area in both urban and suburban settings. Carie also served as part time faculty at Loyola Marymount University for 8 years in a variety of capacities including supervising pre-service teachers and interns, teaching methods courses, coaching veteran teachers, and leading professional development - for K-12 educators in both general and special ed roles. She has a great passion for designing systems, spaces, and learning which support the academic, social-emotional, and behavioral success of each and every child. 


Carie and her husband moved their family to El Segundo in 2008 for the outstanding schools. She loves serving her home community and the school district to which she entrusted her own three children.


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