Programs

LAUNCH Preschool is dedicated to preparing students of all ability levels for Kindergarten.

The Torrance Unified School District special education preschool programs provide early intervention for children between the ages of three and five years old utilizing a variety of service and placement options that move from the least restrictive to most restrictive settings.

Leadership Team:

The Lead Staff provide guidance and structure for our programs. We appreciate the following staff for providing outstanding leadership.

  • Ally Bader, Program Specialist
  • Susan Lee, Psychologist
  • Valerie Soohoo, Morning LAUNCH Teacher
  • Miwa Eda, Afternoon LAUNCH Teacher


Dr. Teresa Lanphere is the Principal of LAUNCH Preschool and Programs.