Pamela Lee ’01 is working at Laurel High School & Laurel Adult Education (LAUSD) as an Instructional Assistant-Computers. Pamela also teaches several subjects, including math, journalism, and health.
Nicole Price ’01 has been hired to teach severely emotionally disturbed (SED) individuals from Fairview Developmental Center. Nicole will begin her work in the fall. Nicole is also co-author of a recently published study on “Tattoos and Ratings of Personal Characteristics.”
Alicia Pegg ’02 married Brian O’Quinn (VUSC Chemistry major) at Needham Chapel on May 18! Alicia will be teaching 6th grade at a Christian school in Sacramento.
Lynn Munson ’97 will begin serving as the Associate Pastor at Garden Grove United Methodist Church beginning on July 1!
Tara Culala ’01 has just been accepted to the Psy.D. program in clinical psychology at George Fox University in Oregon! Congratulations, Tara!
Tara Culala ’01 is working full-time as an In-Home Counselor with the Family Care Network in San Luis Obispo. Tara works with families on targeted behaviors and also works with 6 boys at a group home, supervising and working on their target behaviors. Tara reports that the job is rewarding and that “slowly but surely I am making a difference!!”
Elaine (Whittemore ’98) Foytik has graduated from California State University, San Bernardino with an MSW and is now working for San Bernardino Department of Behavioral Health as a case manager/social worker! Elaine oversees a board and care of 16 mentally ill men between the ages of 18 and 25.
Rachel Harvey ’01 is a House Parent at Father’s Heart Ranch in Palm Springs!
Tara Culala ’01 received her Master’s degree in Psychology (George Fox University) in December of 2004. “I am going strong towards graduating (Psy.D.) in 2007. I recently got promoted at Chehalem Youth and Family Services to a House Coordinator Position, which has given me the opportunity for management experience and supervisory experience. We are leading the Youth in the program through a converted DBT program to help them with emotional regulation and stability. I currently work with 7 teenage girls who live in the home and supervise 15-18 para-professionals who work with the youth.”
Cheddi Rathan ’89 is a licensed MFT (Marriage & Family Therapist) working as a clinician for Pacific Clinics in Westminster, CA.