Leticia Chavez-Garcia

Leticia Chavez-Garcia is a Mother, Grandmother, former Middle School Teacher, former Member of a School Board of Education and an Education Advocate for hundreds of parents and students in the Inland Empire. Having become a mother at 15, Leticia knows what it’s like to be a single mother trying to navigate the education system. Leticia received her Bachelor of Science Degree in Political Science and Public Administration from California Baptist University and a Masters’ Degree in Education Technology from Cal State Fullerton in her 30’s. Leticia has used her knowledge and experience to help hundreds of families as an Education Advocate in the Inland Empire and currently works as an Education Specialist.

Posts by Leticia:

LAUSD Strike: What’s the Real Story? Former Teacher, Former School Board Member, and Mom Breaks It Down

I have literally written and rewritten this piece several times over the course of the last couple of weeks. I’veRead More…

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Inland Empire School Dishes Out $15.7 Million in Sex Abuse Case Settlement, But Questions Remain About What Is Being Done To Protect Students

$15.7M dollars will be paid out to settle a sex abuse case against the Redlands Unified School District.  For fullRead More…

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We Need Clarity About the Federal Law Requiring All Children on U.S. Soil to Receive Free Public Education, Regardless of Immigration Status

Students in Detroit are fighting in federal court for access to literacy. We are living in a chaotic and truly shamefulRead More…

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Do Students Have The Right To Learn While In School? A Detroit Judge Says, Maybe Not…So, Why Should They Be Required To Attend?

A judge in Detroit has ruled that students do not have the right to learn to read.  Students in DetroitRead More…

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