LCPCS Director

Romeo GarciaRomeo Garcia 
Mr. Garcia is an longtime educator who comes to LCPCS with experience at both the college and secondary levels, and highly recommended by his former colleagues. His long career in education has included teaching, program management, counseling, and consulting, as well as founding and serving as co-principal of a charter high school in Oakland, California.  ARISE High School in Oakland was located in an economically challenged area with a high crime rate, but under his leadership his students flourished both socially and academically.

Mr. Garcia has extensive experience with project-based learning. Most recently, he has been in the consulting business, in the field of (among other things) education program development. In that position, he served as a consultant to Connections Charter School in Hilo for a number of years.

Mr. Garcia has two children: a son, Gibran, aged 25, and a daughter, Kai, aged 27.