Ms. Theresa Rentar » Middle School: Social Studies

Middle School: Social Studies

Ms. Rentar is an alumna of UCLA with a double major in International Development Studies and History with a Social Science Teaching Credential from the University of Redlands. Prior to SMCES, she worked for a charter school in LAUSD as a high school AP/United States and World History teacher and for TVUSD as a long-time substitute teacher in multiple disciplines, including, but not limited to: English, PE, Government, Economics, Math and Special Education. She was also the Head Varsity Cheer Coach at Chaparral High School and at Executive Preparatory Academy of Finance.

Ms. Rentar hopes to inspire, build and impart her passion for teaching History by building a safe, inclusive classroom community to prepare her students socially and academically for their high school careers and beyond. 

"The function of education is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically. Intelligence plus character - that is the goal of true education." Martin Luther King, Jr.