Meet the Nea Board
Jana Chabre became Lead Facilitator for Nea's K-12 Program in 2020, after serving as the Lead Facilitator for the K-5 program since July 2017, and as a Facilitator (grades K-2) since 2011. She holds a BA in Art and Spanish from St. Mary's College, and a Master's Degree in Education from San Francisco State. She obtained her teaching credential at UC Irvine.
Jana has 16 years of classroom teaching experience and, even as a classroom facilitator, she took leadership roles in several school-wide initiatives, including curriculum development for grades K-2, coordinating Nea's successful full-term WASC accreditation process, and initiating a reading intervention program for learners needing additional support.
As K-5 Lead Facilitator, Jana fostered continuity, community and unity in the K-5 program. She looks forward to continuing these efforts as she takes leadership of the 6-12 program as well.
Jana Harvey became a Science Facilitator at Nea's lower village in 2017. She brings 19 years of teaching experience to the Nea facilitator team and now to the Nea Board.
Jana's journey started in 1990 when she attended San Diego State to be a Film and Television Major. She soon realized that she loved to teach children and went back to school to get her Multiple Subject Teaching Credential in 2001. She has taught, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, and a 4/5 combo class. Growing up the daughter of a Biochemist, Jana has always gravitated towards the subject of science. The Science Facilitator position at Nea allows Jana to bring her many years of classroom experience and her love of science into the science lab.
Charlotte Picket (Photo and bio coming soon!)
Lelia Richardson (Photo and bio coming soon!)
Nadia Bueno (Photo and bio coming soon!)