Karina Gensicke

Karina Gensicke graduated from California State University, Los Angeles with a BA in Liberal Studies, and a minor in Women & Gender Studies. She received her MA in TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) from Azusa Pacific University. She has worked primarily in K-3rd grade with English learners throughout LAUSD since 2007. She joined the Franklin team in 2014 as a 3rd grade teacher and will now be works with kindergarten students. She has continued to grow as an educator by taking additional GATE classes and additional roles at the school site; such as, SBAC Test Site Coordinator, School Site Council, and school technology team member. Currently, she is a part of California’s TeachPlus fellowship that aims to involve more teachers in educational policy.

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Jean Garvey

Ms. Garvey has worked in LAUSD since 1995. She holds a Bachelor's Degree in Early Childhood Education, a Multi-Subject/B-Clad Credential, and a Master's Degree as a Reading and Writing Specialist.  She has taught at Franklin since 2010; after teaching for 15 years at Los Feliz ES. She has taught a variety of ages/grades, including Kindergarten, 1st, and 2nd, and also served as a Literacy Coach for 9 years working with grades K-6th.  Her favorite hobbies/interest are dance, architecture, and being an international world traveler!




Rosalinda Aleman

Rosalinda Aleman holds a Bachelor's Degree in Liberal Studies and a Multiple Subject teaching credential.  Mrs. Aleman is bilingual; speaks English and Spanish. She has taught Kindergarten at Franklin since 2014 however, Mrs. Aleman is relatively acquainted with the school setting and neighborhood as she was born and raised in the beautiful Los Feliz/ Hollywood area.  Mrs. Aleman is a proud alumni of Franklin having been a student at Franklin from Kindergarten to 5th grade. Mrs. Aleman has worked within LAUSD since 2005.  Her favorite hobbies/interests include, reading, arts & crafts, hiking/nature walks, and baking. For the 2018/2019 school year, Mrs. Aleman will be teaching Kindergarten




Russell Lawton

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