Josephine Garcia

  • Born and raised in Newark
  • Member of the Newark Board of Education since 2017
  • Chief of Staff Council Member At-Large Hon. Carlos M. González
  • Chair of the Board of Education Operations Committee
  • Vice-Chair of the Board of Education Parent Engagement and Student Life Committee
  • President of the Essex County New Jersey School Boards Association
  • Vice-President of Essex Regional Educational Services Commission
  • Government Relations/Scholarship Dinner Chair Hispanic American Foundation
  • Former Board of Education President
  • Former Board of Education Budget Committee Member
  • Former Chair of the Board of Education Governance Committee
  • Successfully negotiated the Newark Teachers' Union contract after the historical return to local control in 2018
  • Former President of the Newark Puerto Rican Day Parade
  • Elected, North Ward Democratic Committee
  • Past PTSO Member of Technology/Science Park High School
  • Trailblazer Award, Hon. Mildred C. Crump, Municipal Council President
  • Community Service Award, Ecuadorian American Chamber of Commerce
  • Community Partnership Award, Essex County Cops for Kids
  • Community Service Award, Hispanic Law Enforcement Society of Essex County
  • Community Partnership Award, Violence Intervention & Prevention Specialists
  • Newark Board of Education President, Mayor Ras. J. Baraka, National Hispanic Heritage Celebration Award
  • Community Service Award, Lighthouse Assembly of God Church
  • Outstanding Community Service Award — Essex County Board of Commissioner’s Hispanic Heritage Celebration
  • Attended Elliott Street School Elementary, Luis Munoz Marin Middle School and Barringer High School
  • 3 children attended/graduated from schools in Newark
  • Associate’s degree, Essex County College

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