Name: Melissa Arguelles
Title/Position: Faculty

Faculty Bio

Mrs. Arguelles started her academic career by pursuing a BA in Psychology, MS in School Counseling with an emphasis in Behavioral Intervention Management, and a Pupil Personnel Services Credential with Child Welfare and Attendance Authorization. Her education and experience have given her the enduring insight and thorough understanding of psychology, counseling, pedagogy, learning outcomes and assessment in the field of education and counseling. As a substitute teacher for the Downey Unified School District, Mrs. Arguelles' professional experience has provided her with the opportunity to better understand the field of education. Mrs. Arguelles' experience allows her to continue to build on her understanding of instructional practices and learning outcomes to better serve all students. As a teaching philosophy, Mrs. Arguelles believes that all students have the right to an education, ability to learn, and pursuit of lifelong learning as a way of achieving their dreams.