Dr. Garcia has been a professional educator for 18 years. He spent 12 years as a teacher and instructional coach and 6 years as a middle school and elementary school administrator in Oakland and Hayward. He is a San Francisco native and a graduate of Tamalpais High school in Mill Valley, UC Berkeley (B.A. & Ed.D.), and Fresno State (M.A.T.). He is currently a Director of Customized Support with Partners in School Innovation. He is also an MC and filmmaker (writer, producer, director).
“Ignorance allied with power is the most ferocious enemy justice can have” — James Baldwin