Vanessa Perez

Director of Student Development


Vanessa received her Bachelor's Degree from the University of California, Los Angeles in the areas of Education Studies and Political Science. During her time at UCLA, she demonstrated a passion for promoting inclusive education and being an advocate for all students.


Vanessa has been working in the Education field for over 8 years in a myriad of roles including Teacher's Assistant, Site Coordinator, Tutor, and Academic Facilitator. Vanessa's extensive experience has reinforced her dedication to fostering a supportive learning environment. Her commitment to educational equity is evident in her ongoing advocacy and innovative approaches, ensuring quality education and opportunities for every student.

Fun Facts and Hobbies

  • Enjoys spending time with her English Bulldog, Rio
  • Plays the saxophone
  • Theater enthusiast who has performed in various plays