Principal, Dr. Alice Lee
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.
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.
Assistant Principal, Ms. Carie Oulashian
Carie Oulashian has been in the dynamic field of education for over 20 years. She has taught every content area in both urban and suburban settings. Since 2011, Carie has served as part time faculty at Loyola Marymount University 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. Last year Carie developed multi-tiered systems of support for Wiseburn Unified School District at all four school sites, working with principals, teachers, and students. 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 is thrilled to now serve her home community and the school district to which she entrusted her own three children.