Lupe is an administrator at Thomas Edison Charter Academy (TECA), a TK-8th grade school in the Mission District of San Francisco. She previously was a 1st and 2nd grade teacher at TECA. Lupe worked with the school community and administration at TECA to develop a Dual Language Program to support the goal of students learning to be bilingual, biliterate, and bicultural. She is a graduate of Stanford University, where she received her BA in Psychology and Dance in 2004. She received her Master in Teaching degree in 2008 from the University of Southern California. Lupe is committed to working in underserved populations to ensure they have opportunities to thrive. In her spare time, Lupe loves to dance Mexican folkloric dance and is an avid traveler with her husband and 2 children.