Raquel Vargas was raised in the town of Maywood, California.  She attended USC for college where she received a B.A. in Mathematics and received her multi-subject teaching credentials from Cal State University, Los Angeles.  She previously taught at Buchanan Street Elementary, in the Arts Education Branch as a dance teacher, before coming to Micheltorena.

Ms. Vargas loves teaching because “I get to give back to humanity in so many ways, which has in turn shared so many riches with me.  I am honored to be a teacher!”

Ms. Vargas’ hobbies include flamenco, playing golf, hiking and reading.