A good teacher can inspire hope, ignite the imagination, and instill a love of learning.


Mr. James Mclean


"The secret to success is good leadership, and  good leadership is all about making the lives of your team members or workers better."

Tony Dungy


Mrs. Nicole Bailey

School Principal

"Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time. We are the ones we've been waiting for. We are the change that we seek."

Barack Obama

Mrs. Perez-Martinez Ph.D

Business Manager

"Widen the path of opportunities and continue to leave a powerful and positive legacy in this world."

Luis Fonsi


Mrs. Rose

Prek and Kindergarten

"It is important for all of us to appreciate where we come from and how that history has really shaped us in ways that we might not understand."

Sonia Sotomayor


Miss. Taylor

1st and 2nd Grades

"Nothing can dim a light that shines from within."

Maya Angelou


Mrs. Yolanda

3rd and 4th Grades

“I believe we are here on the planet Earth to live, grow up and do what we can to make this world a better place for all people to enjoy freedom.”

Rosa Parks

Mr. Chavez

5th and 6th Grades

"If the only time you think of me as a scientist is during Black History Month, then I must not be doing my job as a scientist."

Neil deGrasse Tyson


Miss. Makeda

7th and 8th Grades

"If there's a book you really want to read, but it hasn't been written yet, then you must write it."

Toni Morrison


Mr. Tyler

Black Studies & Media Arts

"I’m not going to continue knocking on that old door that doesn’t open for me. I’m going to create my own door and walk through that."

Ava DuVernay


Mrs. Veronica

Visual Arts

"I never paint dreams or nightmares. I paint my own reality."

Frida Kahlo

Mr. Towner

Music Instructor

“Just don’t give up trying to do what you really want to do. Where there is love and inspiration, I don’t think you can go wrong.”

Ella Fitzgerald


Mr. Hassan

Phys Ed. Instructor

“Youth today are smarter than the previous generations, but when it comes to health they are fragile as a dandelion. It is necessary to accustom them to physical wellness from a young age.”



Miss. Sophia

Middle School Intern

“Success is no accident. It is hard work, perseverance, learning, studying, sacrifice and most of all, love of what you are doing or learning to do.”


Our Philosophy of Learning?

Each of our teachers is carefully chosen based on his or her experience, credentials, history of success and talents in the field of education.  We have created a bank of teaching expertise and gifts that help every single student reach their full potential.


The Learning Tree Stem Arts School's faculty works hard to maintain a relevant and realistic curriculum that is responsive to student needs, encourages exploration, and lays the groundwork for accomplishments.