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Andrew Baca

Deputy Director, Programs, College and Career Readiness, Educate Texas
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Favorite quote
“What we do now echoes in eternity.”
— Marcus Aurelius
Favorite Aspect of CFT
"Educate Texas provides opportunities for me to use my leadership experience to improve program design and work with school leaders as they solve complex problems. Most importantly, working with Educate Texas means working toward making excellence and equity in education a reality for all students in Texas."
Joined CFT

As the deputy director of Educate Texas, Andrew supports Texas high schools that offer one of the TEA-designed College and Career Readiness programs.

Prior to joining CFT, Andrew worked in public education as a high school special education teacher and coordinator with DC Public Schools, ensuring students had the support and services they needed to have equitable access to the general education curriculum. He also worked with Uplift Education as an instructional coach, then as the founding academic director of Uplift Heights High School in West Dallas.

Andrew holds a bachelor’s in history and a master’s in special education, both from George Washington University, and he speaks conversational Spanish.

Andrew’s Favorites
Equity in education
Local Restaurant
Place to take out-of-towners
White Rock Lake
Spending time outdoors, cooking and traveling

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