Welcome to 2018-2019


Welcome to the Humanitas Global Studies Program and the start of the 2018-2019 school year at El Camino Real Charter High School.

The Humanitas Global Studies Program is a college preparatory program at ECRCHS that consists of three core college-prep classes at each grade level that work together to build skills and develop deeper understandings of course content. Our award-winning curriculum, field trips, and community service opportunities engage and prepare students for success in high school, college, and life beyond. The Humanitas teacher teams are:

9th Grade

  • Matt Harbourt (Drawing)
  • Rosalinda Montague (Genetics/Zoology)
  • Wendy Strickland (English)

10th Grade

  • Devon Knadle (World History)
  • Melinda Owen (English)
  • Dean Sodek (Biology)

11th Grade

  • Jacqueline Dondero (U.S. History)
  • Rashida Madraswala (Chemistry)
  • Yasmine Pomeroy (English)

12th Grade

  • Holly Kiamanesh (Physiology)
  • Jason Kinsella (English)
  • Jennifer Rosenthal (Government/Economics)


We are all looking forward to an eventful and rewarding school year. Please feel free to contact any Humanitas teacher or Humanitas coordinator Dean Sodek (d.sodek@ecrchs.net) if you have any questions about the program.