Teaching staff

Garine Oksazian Krikorian

Mrs. Garine Oksazian Krikorian

Mrs. Garine Oksazian Krikorian started teaching at the Los Angeles Unified School District as a first grade teacher and elementary substitute teacher from 2008-2011. She has been teaching at ASA since 2011; she initially taught Kindergarten and is currently the third grade homeroom teacher and the dance instructor for the after-school dance program. Mrs. Garine received her B.A. in Liberal Studies with a concentration in Physical Science from California State University of Northridge. She also holds a Multiple Subject Teaching Credential from CSUN. Mrs. Garine is also a professional dancer and owns a dance studio with her father, Simon and Patil Dance Group. They specialize in Armenian and International Folk Dancing. Mrs. Garine loves spending time with her husband and daughter during her spare time. She loves traveling to different countries and enjoys outdoor activities, such as snorkeling, swimming, kayaking, and hiking.