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Esmeralda Garza

1st Grade Teacher


Hi! I am  Mrs. Garza and I teach first grade at Aspire Tate Academy. This will be my 10th year teaching and ninth year at Aspire Tate Academy as one of the founding teachers. I grew up in Los Angeles and attended Florence Elementary, Edison Middle School and Huntington Park High School. I was the first to graduate from my family. And I graduated from California State University, Long Beach.

I knew I wanted to work with children after volunteering at a special needs classroom when I was in high school. Since then, I pursued my dream of working with kids and became a teacher in 2008 after receiving my Bachelor’s and Credential Degrees from the University of Cal State Long Beach. 

When I’m not teaching, I enjoy shopping, dinning-out, and spending time with family. My family and I have taken road trips to Mount Rushmore, Grand Canyon, Yosemite and Big Bear. And, to relax, I like to go camping and dirt bike riding with my husband and son . Now that you know more about me come in and say hello so I can meet you.