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Mr. Brackebush

Mr. Brackebusch


montoya long

Ms. Long

History / Social Studies



Mr. Kristopher Brackebusch

University: University of Washington for undergraduate, Loyola Marymount University for graduate

Degrees: B.S. in Biochemistry, B.A. in Dance, M.A. in Urban Education

Mr. Brackebusch has been teaching at Dorsey since 2012. He teaches Chemistry, Physics, and Computer Science. His passion is bringing science to life for his students, guiding them in exploring the world and developing their understanding of how it works. Through real-world experiments and virtual simulations students engage in inquiry learning, make observations and collect evidence, and draw their own scientific conclusions. It is learning that lasts a lifetime.


Ms. Montoya Long

High School: Dorsey High School

University: California State University, Northridge for undergraduate, California State University, Northridge and California State University, Long Beach for graduate

Degrees: B.A. in History, M.A. in Education

Ms. Long has 23 years of teaching experience in the Los Angeles Unified School District. She is an alumna of Dorsey, Class of 1992, and has been teaching at Dorsey since 2001. Her passion for teaching is expressed through empowering her students and awakening their desire to learn social studies. She inspires the youth to reach their full potential, as well as guide students in providing service to their community through real world experiences. With exceptional energy, innovative curriculum and a nurturing learning environment, Ms. Long brings social studies alive. Learning is a continuous, lifelong journey and adventure! Ms. Long is the mother of two daughters. She finds solace in early morning walks on the beach and traveling to exotic tropical islands.

loretta brown


University: California State University / Cal State Dominguez

Degrees: B.S. Health Science/ M.A. Education Counseling

Loretta Brown currently serves as the Magnet counselor for grades 9th -12th. She has always had a mission to help students maximize their potential. Mrs. Brown is a firm believer in hard work and doing your best at all times. Students under her advisement have maintained graduation rates of 95% and above.