mission & vision

Walteria Academic Alliance (WAA) is a non-profit, tax deductible organization formed by a former Walteria School principal, faculty members, parents and members of the Torrance business community in 2000. WAA's mission is to support various school needs and provide technology programs to enhance student's educational experience at Walteria Elementary School. 

Organization support history


Through various fundraising activities and events, WAA has helped provide over $200,000 in educational support to student, teachers, and the school campus.  Recent support has include lighting upgrades, iPad purchases, iPad charging carts, iPad covers, collaborated with PTA and funded $5,000 for a computer room support staff, and has paid for the lease of student Chromebooks for past two years. 

Since the 2015-16 school year, WAA has donated over $40,000 towards the purchase of 100+ Chromebooks.  The goal, for Walteria Elementary to have a 1:1 computer to student ratio. 

Partners in Education

Walteria Academic Alliance

The Walteria Academic Alliance Board of Directors includes parents and teachers of Walteria Academic Alliance, and the Walteira Elementary Principle serving as the Executive Director. 

2017-2018 Board of Directors 

President - Jeff Ruth
Vice President of Programs - Mary Scotti
Vice President of Correspondence - Yohan Ruparatne
Secretary - Maria Ruth
Treasurer - Rebecca Masi