Chatsworth High School's Alternate Curriculum Program!
The mission of Chatsworth Charter High School's Alternate Curriculum Programs are for students who have the ID, AUT, and MDO eligibility, we provide leadership, guidance, and supports for those students. We do this through our focus on Community-Based Instruction, School-Based Enterprises, The Unique Learning System, and the Oxford Picture Dictionary. We are committed to providing a safe and enriching learning environment as we help prepare students to reach their full potential and contribute to society.
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Our teachers are...
Mr. Eric Peres
Mr. Peres is in his seventh year at Chatsworth Charter High School and sixteenth with the Los Angeles Unified School District, he has also worked at Sylmar High School and Reseda High School. Mr. Peres is a graduate of California State University of Northridge, along with his Bachelor of Arts degree in History, he also holds his Education Specialist teaching credential and a Masters in Educational Administration. Mr. Peres has always served students with disabilities, he has worked in many capacities during his time in LAUSD; Resource Teacher, Special Day Class Teacher, Special Education Coordinator. However, it is his teaching role in the CBI Program at Chatsworth High School he enjoys and appreciates the most.
Mrs. Eileen Alcorn
Mrs. Alcorn is in her seventh year at Chatsworth Charter High School and her fourteenth year with the Los Angeles Unified School District, she has also worked at Germain Street Elementary School. Mrs. Alcorn is a graduate from University of Phoenix, along with her Masters Degree in Special Education, she also holds her Mild/Moderate and Moderate/Severe Education Specialist teaching credentials. Mrs. Alcorn has always served students with disabilities while working in the Los Angeles School District. On a personal note, Mrs. Alcorn is a graduate from Chatsworth High School.
Ms. Leslie Harruff
Ms. Harruff is in her second year at Chatsworth Charter High School and her nineteenth year with Los Angeles Unified School District. She has also worked at Reseda High School and Burton Street Elementary School. Ms. Harruff is a graduate of California State University of Los Angeles. Along with her Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies/Education, she holds a Masters Degree in Special Education and an Education Specialist teaching credential. Ms. Harruff is recognized as an Exceptional Needs Specialist and a National Board Certified Teacher by the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards. She has enjoyed serving students with various disabilities throughout her time as a teacher but Ms. Harruff’s most rewarding experience has been working with students with Autism. She is excited to be part of the Chatsworth High School community.
Ms. Patty Chavez
Ms. Chavez is in her first year at Chatsworth Charter High school and sixteenth year with Los Angeles Unified School District. Ms. Chavez has worked at Miller Career and Transition Center as well as at Ernest Lawrence Middle School. Ms. Chavez is a graduate of National University and has a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, along with a Master’s Degree in Special Education, and a Moderate/Severe Education Specialist teaching credential. Ms. Chavez started off her career in education as a Special Education Assistant and it is there that she found her passion for serving students with disabilities. She is excited to join the team at Chatsworth!!