Issue 15: Wishlist for the Next Higher Education Act

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Rosa Garcia

Rosa Garcia

Director of Postsecondary Education and Workforce Development, Center for Law and Social Policy

Rosa M. García is director of postsecondary education and workforce development at CLASP. She works to expand access to postsecondary opportunities and career pathways for low-income students, educationally underprepared adults, students of color, and immigrants. 

Her previous positions include Deputy Chief of Staff/Legislative Director to a senior member of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, Executive Director of Legislative Affairs at the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU), Special Assistant/Legislative Aide to a County Councilmember in Montgomery County, Maryland and a gubernatorial appointment to the Maryland State Board of Education. 

Rosa received her undergraduate degree in History and Latin American Studies at Wesleyan University. In 2015, she completed a Doctor of Education from the University of Pennsylvania’s Graduate School of Education. 

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