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Lorenzo Garcia

Position: Capital Outlay, Property and Technology Chair

Capital Outlay, Property and Technology Chair

Lorenzo Garcia

Lorenzo Garcia

Building Successful Community Engagement Strategies with the Latino Community

Mr. Garcia presented at the 2010 annual conference of the Council of Great City Schools. He spoke about building successful strategies in engaging the Latino community in educational issues. His presentation showcased several of these strategies used by Albuquerque Public Schools, and highlighted the groundbreaking Hispanic Education Act, currently the only piece of legislation of its kind in the nation. Download the presentation >>

Biography

Professional:

  • More than 35 years in public service
  • Retired

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in University Studies
  • Master’s in Public Health Administration (19 hours), University of New Mexico

Organizations Past and Present:

  • Member and leader with the International Re-evaluation counseling communities
  • Member, Latino Education Task Force
  • Former Chairperson, Rio Grande Community Development Organization
  • Former President, North Valley Area Council
  • Former President, New Mexico Public Health Association (3 terms)
  • Founder, South Valley Male Involvement Project
  • Former Member, New Mexico Voices for Children Board of Directors

Educational Philosophy

Schools in School Board District 3

Elementary Schools

Middle Schools

High Schools

Schools of Choice and Alternative

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