Sonya Cuellar- Sonya was elected to the Paramount Unified School District Board of Education in 2001. She has been an area resident since 1966. She and her siblings attended Paramount Unified School District schools from kindergarten through the twelfth grade and are Paramount High School Alumni.
Ms. Cuellar received her Bachelors Degree from California State University Dominguez Hills and was a teacher and site literacy teacher at Gaines School for over 10 years. She also received her Masters Degree from California State University Los Angeles. She is currently employed by the Little Lake School District where she has worked as a site Principal and is currently the Assistant Superintendent- Personnel Services.
Ms. Cuellar has an extraordinary grasp of the challenges currently faced by education in California and regards them as opportunities for student achievement and success.