Friday, March 15, 2013

Voices from Berkeley: Sheila Quintana, Principal of B-Tech

"Voices from Berkeley" is a series that occasionally appears on this blog, sharing conversations with leaders and stakeholders in closing the equity gap in our schools. In the following segment, Sheila Quintana shares some of her reflections in her second year as the Principal at Berkeley Techonology Academy (B-Tech), Berkeley's continuation High School for about 115 juniors and seniors.

Watch the video to find out about:
  • Sheila and her background
  • Some of the changes she's implemented at B-Tech to make sure that the students are eligible to attend CSU and UC schools
  • The graduation rate went from 12% to 80% her first year in the role

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