Ms. Lizette Wancho » Biography


Hello! My name is Lizette Wancho and I am so grateful to be teaching third grade. I was born and raised in San Diego and therefore am passionate about the community development of this area. I believe that through education, we as a community can achieve great things. 

This is my 5th year at LdVCS and my 7th year teaching elementary school-aged children. Before coming to LDVCS I taught with San Diego Unified at Franklin STEAM Magnet and was the librarian for 3 years at Sherman Elementary. I have experience as a fourth grade teacher and a literacy support teacher from kinder through 5th grade.

Prior to my career in education I dedicated myself to helping low-income and at-risk families.  I earned my B.A. from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) in Spanish Literature and Global Studies in 2007. I later obtained my Master’s degree in Education alongside my teaching credential in 2013 through Grand Canyon University.

 I love music, running, dancing, practicing yoga and being outdoors. When I am not working I enjoy having fun adventures with family and friends.


Ms. Wancho's Education Pathway:

  • Hardy Elementary (K-3rd, 5th grade)
  • Foster Elementary (4th grade)
  • Lewis Middle School (6th-8th)
  • Hoover High School (9th-12th)
  • University California, Los Angeles  (UCLA 2007) 
  • Spanish Literature major and Global Studies minor                                                                              
  • Grand Canyon University (GCU 2013)
               Master’s Degree in Elementary Education concurrently obtained Teaching Credential
"Education is not just about going to school and getting a degree. It's about widening your knowledge and absorbing the truth about life." --Shakuntala Devi


Cabrillo National Monument Field Trip

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