Staff Spotlights


This month's Staff Spotlight highlights Julie Meade, a dedicated 5th grade Math and Science teacher at Toddy Thomas Middle School. Julie's teaching career spans over three decades, during which she has educated students across a wide range of grades, from Pre-K to 8th grade, and even adults in English, both in California and Texas. Her colleagues commend Julie for her teamwork, positive attitude, and ability to build meaningful relationships with her students, inspiring them to embrace learning.

- Julie Meade


This month, we're shining the spotlight on Angela Velasquez, our Climate and Culture Ambassador at Toddy Thomas Middle School. Angela has been in education for 24 years, and she's been with us for the last 5 months. Angela's passion for her work is rooted in the opportunity to be a part of someone's life story, witnessing and contributing to the unfolding of their potential. It's clear she cares deeply about helping each student become their best self. We're lucky to have her with us, making a real difference every day.

- Angela Velasquez