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Dr. Dolores Garcia-Blocker

Executive Director

Teach For America Connecticut

Dr. Dolores Garcia-Blocker is a lifelong educator with more than 30 years of experience working in public school systems.  She started as a teacher in Washington, D.C., led schools in New York and Connecticut, and has held district leadership roles for the last 10 years in Connecticut.  

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