Senior Administrative Assistant
Senior Office Tech
Bio: Ms. Guthrie Fulbright is a native Angeleno who has attended the LAUSD system from kindergarten through high school. She is an avid moviegoer, enjoys nature and loves music. When she isn't going to concerts, she is backpacking around the world. She loves animals of all kinds and has recently rescued two sweet cats. A lifetime Girl Scout and former pre-k educator, she is happy to be working for LAUSD and to be part of the GALA team.
Senior Office Tech
Education: Associates of Communication
Bachelor of Communicative Science & Disorders (in progress) - California State Los Angeles, Los Angeles
Bio: Ms. Jackson was born and raised in Los Angeles and spent most of her life in the West Los Angeles area. She's a proud and 3rd generation LAUSD alumna from PK-12 and graduate from Senior High School. Being the oldest sister of two others and a cousin (who is like another sister to her), she's extremely close with all 3 and is a huge supporter, advocate for them and other young girls. Coming from and being raised by a family of mostly ladies that are empowering, intelligent, and tenacious women assisted in starting the fire of Ms. Jackson's passion. Being there to help and support others to reach their true potential especially young children. She's delighted in joining the GALA family and looks forward to supporting students as they excel to great heights. In Ms. Jackson's free time she enjoys any and everything Harry Potter related, trying new cuisines/restaurants, going on adventures to new places, cycling around the city, spending time with her family and friends, watching football (Go Rams!), and playing video games (after homework is done).
Education: B.A. in Counseling
Bio: Ms. Mandani was born and raised in Iran, and is originally from Armenia. She speaks Farsi and Armenian. She immigrated to the USA in 2008 and settled in Los Angeles. Ms. Mandani graduated from university with a bachelor’s degree in Counseling. She began working with LAUSD in 2017 in an elementary school and she loved working with the students. As a refugee, working at school granted her the opportunity to learn about students, schools and the learning environment. Her professional ideology is to be expanding her expertise, contributing to society, and learning new skills. In her free time, she enjoys watching movies and read books. She also enjoys baking and sharing them with others.
Rachel debiase, rn
Education: Bachelor of Science, Nursing, Seattle University
Bio: Ms. DeBiase is brand new to LAUSD as of 2020 and is very excited to be a part of the GALA family! Rachel grew up in Oak Park, California and moved to Seattle, Washington for college. Shortly after receiving her Bachelor’s Degree from Seattle University and her RN license, she moved back to Los Angeles. Ms. DeBiase is excited to begin her profession supporting students as a school nurse. Her professional history is in administrative work and luxury retail. Outside of work, Ms. DeBiase’s interests include fashion, interior design and collecting oddities. Rachel spends a lot of time baking and hanging out with her cat, Miu Miu. Rachel’s pronouns are she/her and prefers to be called Nurse Rachel!