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Jennifer Garcia

Chief Academic Officer

Bio

Jennifer is a veteran Principal at Aspire Ollin Preparatory Academy. As the Chief Academic Officer, she will lead Aspire’s instructional vision and program design.

Jennifer has a deep dedication as an educator. Jennifer’s 20 years as an educator include 10 as a Humanities and SPED teacher, 8 years as an Aspire principal, and 5 years as a lead principal helping drive our college partnerships and initiatives work.She has a long-standing commitment to social justice.

An Ethnic Studies major in college, Jennifer then transformed her undergraduate commitment to social justice into real-world application and impact as the architect of a deeply meaningful school culture at Aspire Ollin University Preparatory Academy, and as a professor of ethics and leadership at CSU Dominguez Hills for the past 5 years.