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Mr. Vahe Markarian
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Vahe Markarian is the Principal and Director of Operations for Santa Monica Community Charter School. Vahe also has experience as a classroom teacher, Categorical Program Director and Assistant Principal at Santa Monica Boulevard Elementary School. He is fluent in English, Armenian, Farsi and French.  Mr. Markanian currently holds his Professional Clear Administrative Services Credential, his Professional Clear Multiple Subject Teaching Credential and Bilingual Cross Cultural Credential (BCC) Armenian. Vahe earned his M.S. in Educational Administration from California State University, Los Angeles.

Philosophy:

I believe that education should be at the center of the community and that schools should be a place for students, parents, and teachers to come together for the betterment of the community.  Through education students are given the tools to look at the world critically and recognize the importance and power of their involvement in society. By giving children the tools for learning, we empower a whole generation.

Quotes:
“Remember that our nation’s first leaders were also our first greatest educators.” John F. Kennedy

“One generation plants the tree, another gets the shade.” Chinese Proverb

“The Pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity, the optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.” Winston Churchill

“I am always doing that which I can not do, in order that I may learn how to do it.” Pablo Picasso
Contact Mr. Vahe Markarian   vmarkarian@araratcharterschool.com
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