Hassan Dornayi


Principal, Charter Middle School

Dr. Hassan Dornayi has dedicated his career to changing outcomes for students of the highest needs throughout the Los Angeles area. He has served in education since 2002, in both the Elementary and Secondary setting, as an elementary and middle school teacher, instructional coach, coach leader, district coordinator, and director in both Los Angeles Unified School District and Pasadena Unified. Dr. Dornayi has a wide range of experience in the work that he has done, however, his passion and primary focus has been working with English Learner students.

Dr. Dornayi holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of California, Los Angeles, with a minor in Spanish. He received both his M.A. in Political Science and Educational Administration from California State University Northridge and his teaching credential and Ed.D. from California State University Los Angeles.

Dr. Dornayi is a passionate educator that has made his highest mission to serve the students at Para los Niños Charter Middle School, making sure that every student on campus is college and career bound.