About Garcia...
Position: Assistant Principal
Room: Front Office
Phone: (480) 883-4612
Email: Garcia

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Welcome!

In 2015, I relocated to Arizona and taught Science at Arizona College Prep – Erie for two years and spent the 2017/18 school year as a Dean of Students at Chandler High. I have also spent time volunteering my time coaching baseball at Basha High School and now am extremely excited to be part of the Santan community.

My Education and Professional Background

I began my educational career as a Science Teacher in 1997 in Denver, Colorado. I taught a multitude of Life and Physical Science courses at the Junior High and High School level. Most of my educational career was spent at Northglenn High in Colorado, where I taught Biology as well as being the schools Head Baseball Coach for 14 years. From 2011 to 2014 I also served as a Dean of Students at the school. I played Junior College baseball at Lamar Community College and finished up my undergrad degree at the University of New Mexico. I earned my Master's Degree in Education from Grand Canyon University as well as completing the Principal Licensure Certificate Program from the University of Phoenix in 2013.

My Educational Philosophy

I believe that education is the foundational key to gaining the skills, knowledge, and attitude which will help a person become a healthier, happier, more cheerful and useful person in our society.
 

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