Ms. Garcia will be starting her 19th year teaching for the El Rancho Unified School district. She began here career at Rivera Elementary School and for the past 15 years has been teaching at the STEAM Academy @ Burke. Ms. Garcia has taught 6th, 7th and 8th grade Language Arts and English Language Development. More recently she also taught a journalism class guiding students who produced a quarterly school newspaper.
Ms. Garcia received her Bachelor's of Arts degree in English Literature as well as a Masters in Education from Whittier College. She has continued her education and also received a Masters in Educational Administration. She is excited to be the 9th grade English teacher at Ellen Ochoa Prep Academy for the upcoming school year.