She feels the success of the center is directly related to the consistent collection of qualitative data from students and faculty that simply asks them to describe the type of environment they need in order to achieve maximum success inside and outside the classroom.
Dr. Turner-Odom currently teaches African-American Literature at LASC and Freshman Composition at CSULB. She completed her education in southern California and holds a B.A. in English from University of Southern California (USC), a M.A. in English Literature and Composition from University of California, Irvine (UCI), and an Ed.D in Educational Leadership in Community Colleges from California State University, Fullerton (CSUF). Sabrena has a daughter, Brittney, who operates her own business, a rescue Pit Bull Terrier named Chloe, who is also her jogging partner, and a passion for creating opportunities where they are limited or non-existent.