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PYLUSD Induction Coordinator

Kelly Farrell

714-985-8641 or x61641

PDA/Induction Secretary

Debbie Ortiz

714-985-8601 or x61601

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Kelly Farrell

Kelly Farrell is the Induction Coordinator for Placentia-Yorba Linda Unified School District. Each year, she is responsible for training and supporting both new teachers, as they acquire their clear credentials, and Consulting Teachers, who mentor and coach the new teachers. Kelly earned her bachelor's degree in Liberal Studies from San Diego State University and teaching credential and master’s degree in elementary education from Azusa Pacific University. During her teaching career, she has taught Preppy K through eighth grade. She lives with her husband Gary; and her three adorable children, Payton, Madison, and Kinley.


Debbie Ortiz

Debbie Ortiz is the Professional Development Academy/Induction secretary for the Placentia-Yorba Linda Unified School District. She is responsible for building activities and management, as well as Induction and professional development training duties. Debbie has been with the district since 2010. She lives in Yorba Linda with her husband Patrick; two beautiful daughters, Savannah and Cassandra; and darling dog, Elmer.