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Curriculum - Career Pathways Office - Administration

Contact Phone / Address Position / Responsibility
Carrie Wiley (562) 997- 8000 x 2900 Program Administrator
Carol Guitierrez-Ortega (562) 997-8000 x 2900 Program Administrator - Course Management
Renee Shipman (562) 997-8000 x 2900 Assistant Director - Pathway Development
Mikle McBride (562) 997-8000 x 2900 Assistant Director - Workforce Readiness

Career Pathways Office - Staff

Contact Phone / Address Position / Responsibility
Mariam Albers (562) 997-8000 x 2904 CTE Coach
Jennifer Nolan (562) 997-8000 x 2900 PLTW Coach
Christopher Clifton (562) 997-8000 x2904                 

Career Ed. Support Srv. Manager / Perkins Secondary Coordinator

Monica Chambliss (562) 997-8000 x2904 Senior Office Assistant
Mena Gerges (562) 997-8404
(562) 997-8281 Fax
Accounting & Fiscal
Support Office
2nd Floor


Mission: Preparing students for all options after graduation (apprenticeship, community college including technical programs, military, 4-year college or university, or entering the workforce) through high-quality pathway experiences.

Vision: High quality certified pathways that will engage students to pursue their post-secondary goals


What is the Linked Learning Approach?

Linked Learning is a proven approach to education that combines college-focused academics, work-based learning and integrated student supports. By centering high school around industry themes, learning becomes relevant. Students graduate with the skills and confidence to succeed in college, career and life.

Each Pathway is grounded in a set of four guiding principles.


  • Rigorous academics, aligned to admissions requirements for state colleges and universities.

  • Career technical education, delivering concrete knowledge and skills through a carefully structured sequence of courses.

  • Work-based learning, providing students with exposure to real-world workplaces through guest speakers,  job shadowing, mentorships, internships, and more.

  • Integrated Student Support services, including counseling and supplemental instruction in reading, writing, and math to address the individual needs.

LBUSD Graduate Profile: Career and College Readiness

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