Tarviya Royal is joining the Environmental Charter Middle School – Gardena team as the Dean of Student Culture. With an 11-year education tenure, Ms. Royal most recently served as a high school Dean in South LA. She has also been a physical education teacher as well as a coach for girls and boys track & field, basketball and volleyball. She earned her undergraduate degree from Louisiana Tech University and a Master’s degree from Louisiana College. Ms. Royal is excited to offer positive behavior supports and restorative practices to all learners at ECMS.