School Improvement Officer
Curriculum & Instruction Department
Academic Services Division
Mr. Garcia is currently in his 31st year in education. He has served as a principal for the Socorro Independent School District for the past 23 years where his transformational leadership has ensured the success of all students. Mr. Garcia has been the principal at John Drugan PreK-8 School for the past 6 years. He has led as principal at Myrtle Cooper, Loma Verde, Dr. Sue Shook, and Hueco Elementary. In addition, he has served as the Director of Elementary Education and is a mentor principal to many of our current SISD principals.
He has worked as a national consultant for Learning 24/7 and the National Staff Development Conference Institute as well as provided professional development across the country in the areas of Second Language Acquisition and Educational Leadership.
Mr. Garcia has a proven track record of working closely with administrators and employees to improve student performance by raising expectations and providing the necessary resources to ensure student success. He is excited to be facilitating leadership in a new position in our district and is eager to help support the academic challenges of our 21st-century learners.