Deanna Fierro is the second-grade Echo Center teacher. She recently moved back to Los Angeles from San Diego where she taught in the San Diego Unified School District. She was born and raised in Los Angeles and completed her student teaching at Porter Middle School in Granada Hills. She graduated from CSU Channel Islands with a bachelor’s degree in English Education, and received her educational specialist credential for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing and MS in Education of the Deaf from Cal Lutheran University. She is happy to be part of a school that has a strong sense of community, promotes inclusion, and motivates its students to be innovative.