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Senior Leadership Team



CEO Adriana Abich
Chief Executive Officer
Adriana Abich became the chief executive officer of Camino Nuevo Charter Academy in 2019. Adriana comes to Camino Nuevo after serving as a regional superintendent of schools at the Partnership to Uplift Communities (PUC), where she was responsible for overseeing nine schools in the Northeast San Fernando Valley. Adriana brings a depth of education experience and has demonstrated that she can inspire leaders and transform schools. Under her leadership, PUC Schools' college entrance and graduation rates increased and its schools gained state and national recognition for improving academic outcomes for students of color and students who are from low-income families. A first-generation college graduate and the daughter of Latino immigrants, Adriana was drawn to a career in education to help create equity for students from underserved communities.  Adriana’s experiences, insights, and expertise add value to our work of preparing students to succeed in college and beyond. Adriana completed her undergraduate studies at Occidental College and earned a master’s degree in educational leadership and policy studies from California State University, Northridge. She is fluent in English and Spanish.
Charles MillerCharles Miller
Vice President of Schools

For over 10 years, Charles Miller’s professional life has focused on educating students, including as a director of after-school programs for the Cesar Chavez Foundation, as a founding middle school teacher at Voices College-Bound Language Academy, as principal of Voices College-Bound Language Academy, and most recently, as principal of Camino Nuevo Burlington Campus.

As a founding teacher, Mr. Miller created the 6th, 7th, and 8th grade math and science curriculum and served as the school liaison in forming the Voices parent leadership group (Voices Parent Advisory Committee). His 7th and 8th grade math classes earned recognition as one of the highest performing classes for low-income Latino students in California. Since the first moment he stepped on to the Burlington campus, Mr. Miller has been inspired by the rigorous culture of activism and social justice among teachers, parents, and students.

Mr. Miller studied history and Spanish at Boston College and enjoys running, hiking, dancing salsa, and spending time with his wife and daughter, Jeimee and Maia.

Margaret DomingoRachel Hazlehurst 
Vice President of Curriculum and Instruction

Rachel Hazlehurst's passion for urban education and its potential to positively impact communities began when she was a Teach for America corps member and fifth grade bilingual teacher at Camino Nuevo’s Burlington Campus. Since then, she has served in a variety of leadership roles at Camino Nuevo. Rachel was the founding literacy and bilingual education coordinator at the Cisneros Campus when the school first opened in 2011. She then became the network's director of language and literacy, responsible for offering guidance, support, and oversight to ensure that teachers across the network were providing high quality instruction to all students. As the vice president of curriculum and instruction, Rachel oversees the content team, which focuses on implementing strong instructional practices and frameworks across schools. Rachel holds a bachelor's degree from the University of California, Berkeley and a master's degree in elementary education from Loyola Marymount University.

  Margaret DomingoMargaret Domingo
Vice President of Human Resources

In her role, Margaret Domingo is responsible for the management of human resources across all Camino Nuevo campuses and works closely with school leaders and employees to ensure compliance with policies and procedures. She is passionate about providing high quality educational opportunities to inner-city youth. Margaret previously worked as a peer counselor and mentor for high school and middle school students in the Los Angeles and Crenshaw school districts. She was also active in grassroots organizations, including the Service Employees International Union, where she campaigned for the rights of Latino and Korean immigrant workers. Prior to joining the Camino Nuevo team, Margaret worked in the human resources and accounting department for Warner Bros. Entertainment. Margaret earned a bachelor's degree in political science with a minor in Chicano/a Studies from the University of California, Los Angeles. She holds two certificates in human resources, including one from Loyola Marymount University.

Chantavia MooreChantavia Moore
Vice President of Operations and Strategy

As the Vice President of Operations and Strategy, Chantavia Moore works to strategically infuse data and technology resources into the improvement of the instructional program at Camino Nuevo Charter Academy. She is a passionate systems-thinker who strives for operational excellence by establishing aligned standards and cross-functional systems that work for students, families, and staff. Chantavia joined Camino Nuevo in 2018 as the Senior Director of Knowledge Management, setting the strategy for student and school sites’ audit operations, compliance data, and reporting, and established data integrity efforts for student information systems.

 

Prior to Camino Nuevo, Chantavia served as the Chief of Student Equity and Access for the Achievement School District in Tennessee. In this role, Chantavia oversaw the development of the district’s programmatic accountability system to monitor progress towards goals, managed the district’s school performance framework, and oversaw compliance of subgroup populations such as English Learners, special education students, and foster youth. She has extensive knowledge of legal requirements of K-12 charter schools, compliance, student information systems, and accountability frameworks. Chantavia holds a J.D. from Washington University School of Law, an M.A. in business management from Wake Forest University and a B.A. from Vanderbilt University.