Early Childhood Campus

Leadership

LEADERSHIP
Alicia Garcia
Director

Alicia Garcia has nearly two decades of professional experience in early childhood education. As the director of Camino Nuevo Charter Academy’s Early Childhood Center, she is responsible for program design, operation and management, as well as staff oversight.

During her tenure, the center has successfully maintained a 5-star quality rating and won the National Association for the Education of Young Children Accreditation. Ms. Garcia is committed to ensuring that every child at the center receives high quality preschool services in an inviting, nurturing, and developmentally appropriate environment. Her areas of expertise include parent engagement and play-based learning.

She joined Camino Nuevo in 2005 as its founding preschool teacher when the early childhood program originally launched at a former site. Previously, she was a classroom preschool teacher and administrator at the University of Southern California Early Childhood Education Center.

Ms. Garcia holds a bachelor’s degree in Child Development from Mount St. Mary's College.

Zulay Ruiz
Office Manager