07 May 2017

Sara Olivia Garcia

Sara Garcia has been a staff development consultant and advisor for Something Good in the World and Earth School since 2002. She holds teaching certifications in regular, special education, and bi-lingual education in Spanish, with her special expertise in the area of children with learning differences. Sara has over 25 years of experience teaching at-risk students in Regular and Special Education in Elementary, Middle and High School in Tucson, Arizona, Boston, Massachusetts and the South Bronx, New York. Her teaching experience includes staff development for teachers in low- performing schools as a National trainer for the Efficacy Institute, Inc. as well as developing and delivering culturally appropriate education workshops for parents of diverse populations. Her Doctoral work in Fielding Graduate University focused on identifying Indigenous people’s wisdom and worldview on care of planetary resources as part of character education