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According to a San Benito Consolidated Independent School District (SBCISD) social media post, district officials recently named Sylvia C. Garcia as Principal at SBCISD’s La Encantada Elementary School.
According to the post, Garcia said she is thrilled to embark on this new journey at an institution that commands a special place in her heart because it is her alma mater and signifies the strength of deep roots in the district’s educational community.
With a background in education that spans over 20 years with San Benito CISD, Garcia brings a wealth of experience, a dedication to excellence, and a relentless commitment to empowering students and staff, reads the post. Additionally, she is a proud product of San Benito CISD, having attended La Encantada Elementary, Miller Jordan Middle School, and San Benito High School.
According to her biography, Garcia began her career as a teacher at Landrum Elementary and then continued at Ed Downs Elementary, where she shaped young minds and laid the foundation for students’ academic development. Furthermore, Garcia served as a school counselor, special education counselor, and special education coordinator. Her most recent role was serving as an Assistant Principal at Dr. C.M. Cash Elementary. “All positions have allowed her to understand effective school management and success deeply,” the post reads.
As the new La Encantada Elementary Principal, Garcia said, “I am deeply grateful for the trust placed in me, and I am committed to fostering an environment where students can flourish, building their deep roots that will sustain them throughout their lives.”
The school district’s post went on to add, “Garcia strongly believes that elementary education is a critical phase in a child’s life, and the difference made during these years is immeasurable. She plans to empower our students to reach their full potential in academic growth and emotional development to inspire a love for learning and building confidence.”
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