Michele De La Garza

Regional Director of Professional Services

Michele is a native of San Antonio, Texas, and began her teaching career in Edgewood ISD where her passion for learning and community flourished. As a first-generation college graduate, she earned a Bachelor’s of Science in Mathematics, Masters of Education in Curriculum and Instruction, and Masters of Educational Leadership from the University of Texas at San Antonio. Michele brings 13 years of secondary classroom experience and expertise as a middle and high school mathematics teacher. She also brings campus and district leadership experience as a high school Instructional Dean of Mathematics, middle school Academic Dean and Assistant Principal in Northeast ISD and K-12 Director of Mathematics in San Antonio ISD. Michele is driven by the belief that the power to positively impact students lies within us and our ability to create a culture of professional learning that improves teacher efficacy and student learning.