Dr. Adriana Chavarín-López

Dr. Adriana Chavarín-López

Strategy and Instructional Support Officer, San Diego Unified School District

Dr. Adriana Chavarín-López is the daughter of Mexican immigrant parents who always stressed to her the value of an education. Inspired by her teachers and principal at Harborside Elementary School in Chula Vista, California, Adriana knew from an early age that she wanted to be an educator. She obtained her teaching degree from the University of Southern California and became a bilingual teacher in Los Angeles and San Francisco. Seeking to have a larger impact on students’ lives, she obtained her M.A. in Education Administration and Policy Analysis from Stanford University and an Early Childhood Management Certificate from the UCLA Anderson School of Management.

Believing that the purpose of education is to educate the whole child, as a school principal Adriana led the development of school-wide initiatives, including art, music, yoga, and an award-winning school garden education program. In preparing students to be global citizens, Adriana was at the forefront of implementing an Apple Distinguished 1:1 iPad program, a social-emotional curriculum, and a dual language immersion program. She also facilitated the process for parent leadership teams to collaborate on common goals, always with a focus on educating all children.

Adriana holds a Doctorate of Education Leadership from the Harvard Graduate School of Education. She currently serves as a Strategy and Instructional Support Officer in the San Diego Unified School District where she is part of the team designing the first-of-its kind, prenatal to career public Montessori school in the Logan Heights neighborhood of San Diego, California.

Dr. Adriana Chavarín-López is the daughter of Mexican immigrant parents who always stressed to her the value of an education. Inspired by her teachers and principal at Harborside Elementary School in Chula Vista, California, Adriana knew from an early age that she wanted to be an educator. She obtained her teaching degree from the University of Southern California and became a bilingual teacher in Los Angeles and San Francisco. Seeking to have a larger impact on students’ lives, she obtained her M.A. in Education Administration and Policy Analysis from Stanford University and an Early Childhood Management Certificate from the UCLA Anderson School of Management.

Believing that the purpose of education is to educate the whole child, as a school principal Adriana led the development of school-wide initiatives, including art, music, yoga, and an award-winning school garden education program. In preparing students to be global citizens, Adriana was at the forefront of implementing an Apple Distinguished 1:1 iPad program, a social-emotional curriculum, and a dual language immersion program. She also facilitated the process for parent leadership teams to collaborate on common goals, always with a focus on educating all children.

Adriana holds a Doctorate of Education Leadership from the Harvard Graduate School of Education. She currently serves as a Strategy and Instructional Support Officer in the San Diego Unified School District where she is part of the team designing the first-of-its kind, prenatal to career public Montessori school in the Logan Heights neighborhood of San Diego, California.

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