Inspiring Collaboration, Innovation & Empowerment
"Climbing Toward College and Career Readiness"
6555 Sylmar Avenue - Van Nuys, CA 91401
Phone: (818) 994-2904 Fax: (818) 994-8096
13400 Erwin Street - Van Nuys, CA 91401
Phone: (818) 787-8521 Fax: (818) 786-3627
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Janet Balekian has over 15 years of experience in education as a math and science teacher as well as an administrator in grades 6th - 12th. I have to say, Janet was born in Germany and her parents immigrated to the United States when she was 3 and settled in Glendale, CA. After attending Glendale schools she graduated from Hoover High School with her high school diploma and moved onto obtaining her Bachelor of Science in Biology from Californian State University Northridge. She continued on with her education by earning her teaching credential in Biological Sciences along with a Master of Arts in Cross-Cultural Teaching from National University. She has also been conferred with an Administrative Credential and have completed my Master of Science in Educational Administration.
Janetís greatest strengths include: collaborative leadership strategic planning, empowering educators to develop their leadership and instructional skills, academic program development in science and math, training staff in strategies for English Learners, student activities, and identification/implementation of organizational programs. Furthermore, she foster strong working relationships with local and school communities, as well as promote parent involvement in the school to enhance the school environment.
Some of Janetís hobbies include, traveling, mostly to Europe, hiking, movies, spending time with family.
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