In honor of Staff Appreciation Day and to celebrate the upcoming Academy Awards happening right here in Los Angeles this weekend, we sat down with our Program Assistant “Oscar” to get his take on who among our team of staff and teaching artists brings a little something extra to P.S. ARTS.
Best Office Stuntman
For his extraordinary, and in no way dangerous, roof jumping.
Lui Sanchez, Director of Extended Learning
Best Low Key Video Production
For her work on the P.S. ARTS video.
Stephanie McGrath, Associate Director of Communications
Best So Bad It’s Good Secret Crafty Pal Gift
For his creation of the Snowmen.
Guillaume Wateau, Director of Finance
Best Person Who Has the Answer to Everything
For being an office ninja.
Nikki Manibhai, Operations & HR Coordinator
Best at Leading Visual Arts Classes in Another Language
We could listen to her teach art in Spanish all day.
Martha, SMMUSD Teaching Artist
Most Original Song
For creating her one-of-a-kind Welcome Song.
Evelyn, LESD Teaching Artist
Best Teaching Artist to Dance on Camera
For making the Waggle dance look good on national television.
KJ, IUSD Teaching Artist
For taking on P.S. ARTS’ new district.
Rebecca, ESUSD Teaching Artist
Best Person to Make Learning Not Feel Like Work
For his outstanding presentations at our semi-annual Professional Development day.
Donzell, LAUSD Teaching Artist
Our Go To Hand Lettering Pro
For coordinating a week-long partnership with Society 6 at Whaley Middle School and for doing all our custom calligraphy work.
KT Leuterio, IOCA Coordinator
Most Likely to Bust Out a Song in Portuguese
For making sure the students in LUSD have a well-rounded arts education experience by bringing some music into their day.
Clarice, LUSD Teaching Artist
Best Breakout Roles
For leading the charge in their districts and representing P.S. ARTS at the front line.
Ivette, Wiseburn Teaching Artist
Danny, LHUSD Teaching Artist
Arlene, WCPA Teaching Artist
Best at Voice Overs
For the variety of voices he brings to Inside Out Community Arts.
Aaron, IOCA Teaching Artist
Best Interpretation of Business Casual
For the artistic modifications he makes on his clothing and shoes.
Oscar Navarrete, Program Assistant