Teacher Aides & Support Staff

Jennifer Lee, Oak Kindergarten Instructional Assistant
Jennifer was born and raised in Oakland and Oakland schools, graduating from Skyline High School Jennifer came to CSCE first as a parent volunteer in 2012.  The following school year she became the Instructional Assistent in the TK classroom.

Nhan Le, 5th Grade Instructional Assistant
Ms. Le is the Kindergarten Instructional Aide. She often can be seen leading the school motto at assemblies in Viatnamese. Ms. Le immigrated to America more than 25 years ago, pursuing an Associate in Arts Degree in Liberal Arts, Social Sciences, Child Development, Social and Behavioral Sciences and Humanities from the Peralta Community College District. During this time, Ms. Le also received her teachers permit for pre-school education. Upon completing my education, she joined the Community School for Creative Education. Ms. Le started in the Special Education Aid and Vietnamese and Chinese translator position. After she became a more integrated part of the school, she shared began to work with students to encourage creativity through handwork such as: crocheting, cross stitching, bracelets, lanyards and so much more. 

Michael Tang, 5th Grade Instructional Assistant / Lower Grades PE Teacher / Recess Support and Aftercare Aide

Mr. Mike was born and raised in Oakland. He loves teaching kids and giving the fundamentals for sports to them. Mr. Mike also likes to create good team chemistry within the kids as a group. During his spare time he is either playing basketball or taking scenic photos of nature. Whenever he takes time off to go on a vacation it is either out of state or out of the country.

Vincent Lane, 7th Grade 1:1 Instructional Assistant
Mr. Lane has worked for over three years as a paraeducator in the special education department for the San Lorenzo Unified School District and has worked with students ranging from preschool through high school. He strives to help all students reach not only their academic potential, but their human potential as citizens of the world. A key to Mr. Lane’s success as a paraeducator, is his flexibility, adaptability, and allowing students to respectfully express themselves and paying special attention to any frustrations or concerns they may have concerning their education and school life. As a former player and board member of the San Francisco Fog Rugby Football Club, Mr. Lane has had the opportunity to travel throughout the United Kingdom and to Sydney, Australia to play in rugby tournaments. He also enjoys spending time in Puerto Vallarta and Merida in Mexico.