Our Mission

The mission of Method Schools is to provide breakthrough tools and educational approaches that deliver maximum results and accountability to K-12 families. Method Schools provides innovative tools and educational practices to maximize personalization and empower students to become problem solvers, effective communicators, critical thinkers and creative innovators. 

Method Schools believes students should be active participants and decision makers in their educational process. Tools and practices utilized are technologically reflective of the environment in which students live and are in alignment to the 21st Century Skills which focus on Life and Career Skills, Learning and Innovation Skills, Core Subjects, and Information, Media and Technology Skills.

Upcoming Board Meetings & Current Actions

Upcoming Meetings: 12-11-2018 | 03-12-2018 | 06-11-2018 | 06-18-2018 at 6 pm

Current action Updated Bullying Policy

Board Policies

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Child Abuse Reporting

Child abuse reporting law (Penal Code Section 11166) requires that any Method Schools employee who has reason to believe that a child has been subjected to abuse, report the incident to the proper authorities.

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Suspension & Expulsion

In order to promote learning and protect the safety and well-being of all students, Method Schools adheres to the Suspension and Expulsion guidelines established by California Education Code Section 48900.

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Sexual Harassment

Method Schools’ administration, teachers and staff actively strive to eliminate acts of sexual harassment at the school. All personnel are aware of the mandates from the State of California, the California Department of Education, and the Board of Education and support them fully.

Meet our 

BOARD

Dr. Steve Dorey

President

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President

Dr. Steve Dorey

Dr. Dorsey has been an educational professional for the last 20 years as a teacher, Assistant Principal, Elementary Principal, Middle School Principal, and High School Principal as well as holding District positions of Pupil Service and Principal on Special Assignment for Educational Technology for East Whittier City School District, Walnut Valley and West Covina Unified School Districts . Prior to education, Dr. Dorsey worked in Law enforcement as Deputy Sheriff and a salesman for Coca-Cola Company. Dr. Dorsey recently completed his EDD in Educational Leadership and is committed to developing students’ innovative skills in order to truly succeed in today’s digital world. Dr. Dorsey is very connected to issues facing Los Angeles and Orange County students and committed to providing solutions that work in this area.

Shannon Clark

Vice President

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Vice President

Shannon Clark

Shannon Clark is a mother of 2 with 6 years’ experience as a parent in homeschooling and blended learning. She worked in the business and accounting field with responsibility ranging from general accounting to human resource management and the implementation of business policies and procedures. She was an active volunteer as a Girl Scout leader, softball coach and board member, classroom volunteer, and community organizer. Shannon was an active volunteer at the charter school her children attended, being awarded volunteer of the year in 2010 at Coastal Academy in Oceanside. While her children are now attending a more traditional school environment, Shannon continues to be an avid supporter of choice in education and independent study programs. She is currently working as a fitness instructor continuing to focus on inspiring people to learn and achieve their goals. Shannon is in the process of completing her bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in accounting. She is also a member of PEO, an organization that raises money for women in education providing opportunities for women to obtain their undergraduate and graduate degrees. After completing her bachelor’s degree, Shannon plans to obtain her CPA and continue working in the field of education to provide new and innovative opportunities for children and parents to pursue their educational goals.

Tyler Roberts

Treasurer

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Treasurer

Tyler Roberts

Tyler has an extensive consumer marketing background with more than 15 years’ experience in Customer Loyalty and Retention.  Currently employed in a Senior Marketing role for T-Mobile, USA, he has held similar marketing positions for other industry leaders including Ancestry.com and 1-800 CONTACTS. Tyler received his B.S. in Business Management from Utah Valley University where he also served as President of the American Marketing Association.  He currently lives in Seattle, WA with his wife and four children, where he is very active in local education issues.

Gloria Vargas

Secretary

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Secretary

Gloria Vargas

Gloria has more than 20 years of experience in the nonprofit and education arenas, specializing in serving the Latino community. As regional manager for Girl Scouts San Diego, she supervises a staff of professionals dedicated to recruiting and engaging girl and adult members; and develops strategic alliances with community groups, schools, and youth organizations. Her achievements include increasing council membership by four percent (the largest rise in five years) and establishing the region’s first Spanish-speaking troops. Gloria’s leadership was key to Girl Scouts of the USA’s first-ever Latina CEO spotlighting Girl Scouts San Diego’s successes in “best practice” videos created to show other councils how to reach the Latino population. Previously, Gloria was the assistant director at the UCSD’s Student Affirmative Action and Human Relations Programs, responsible for promoting student diversity and fostering multicultural understanding and awareness. Gloria’s experience also includes working as program director for Project Buscar — a YMCA/San Diego County of Social Services project designed to find permanent homes for special needs Latino foster children. Her work led to all 200 youth becoming adopted by loving families. Gloria holds a bachelor of arts degree in Spanish from the University of California, Irvine, and completed coursework for a master of arts in sociology from Humboldt State University. She is a committee member for the South County Economic Development Council, among other volunteer activities.

Carolyn Andrews

Board Member

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Board Member

Carolyn Andrews

Carolyn has worked in K-12 and Higher Ed for over 22 years. Her work experience includes teaching Higher Ed classes at Northern Illinois University and University of San Diego. Carolyn also has experience working in K12 Education. K12 experiences include teaching grades 1, 3, 4, and 5 at San Bernardino City Unified School District, working at the district office in SBCUSD conducting professional development for educators, writing grants and more. Carolyn’s experience also includes working at Educational Companies that include Apple, K12, Schoology, and Pearson. Carolyn currently works as Account General Manager at Pearson partnering with school districts in Riverside and San Bernardino Counties on solutions such as textbooks and digital curriculum. Carolyn has ample experience in field of education and offers great insight and expertise into blended models, such as Method Schools and could be a valuable asset to the organization.