Dr. Camille Ramos-Beal
Dr. Camille Ramos-Beal, Principal at Palomares Academy, has served as the principal since 2014. She taught middle school and high school English and French prior to becoming an administrator and has worked in the field of education for 16 years.
Dr. Ramos-Beal was born in the Philippines and immigrated to the United States at the age of 8. She grew up in Pasadena, California, a city about twenty-five miles west of Pomona. She attended Mt. St. Mary's University in Los Angeles, California, where she majored in Liberal Studies and minored in French. After graduating in 2004, she spent a year abroad where she taught in a nursery school and worked as a private tutor and 1:1 support for a child with autism. She completed her Master's degree in TEFL (Teaching English as a Foreign Language) at the University of Southern California. In 2013, she earned a doctorate of education at the University of Southern California. Her professional passion is providing equitable access and opportunity for all students and building collective efficacy among teachers for transformational change.
In her personal time, Dr. Ramos-Beal enjoys food, family, and traveling. A quote she identifies as mirroring her calling as an educator is:
"Education then, beyond all other devices of human origin, is the great equalizer of the conditions of men, the balance-wheel of the social machinery. "
Mr. Troy Littlejohn
Dean of Students:
Ms. Maria Martinez