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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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LUKE OLESIUK, M.ED., ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL                                                                   


Mr. Olesiuk is thrilled to join the Richmond Street family in this year! Prior to him assuming this role, Mr. Olesiuk worked the Assistant Principal at Center Street School during the 2019-2020 school year, as an elementary lab science teacher, Teacher-on-Special-Assignment (Assistant Administrator), and Summer Academy Principal in Redondo Beach Unified School District for four years, and as a middle school math teacher at El Segundo Middle School for eleven years. Mr. Olesiuk earned his Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies/Teacher Education from Dominican University of California in 2003 and his Master of Arts in Education/School Leadership from CSU Dominguez Hills in 2017. Mr. Olesiuk has a deep passion for mathematics instruction and spent several years working closely with Loyola Marymount University’s Center for Math & Science Teaching in order to support and implement a full vertical articulation of math in ESUSD. Mr. Olesiuk is also a firm believer in creating an equitable environment for all learners, as well as supporting teachers to create common experiences for students. 


As a career educator, Mr. Olesiuk is thrilled to be a continuing member of the team in El Segundo and is looking forward to supporting student, families, teachers, and staff members at both Richmond Street and Center Street Elementary this year. Great things have been happening at Richmond Street, and he is excited to continue to work toward making them even better! 


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