Magdalena Verdugo, M.Ed.
Vice President, Education
Bio: Magdalena Verdugo earned a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration from the University of Arizona in 1989 and a Master's in Education in Administrative Leadership from Northern Arizona University in 1995. Magdalena began her career in the education in 1991. Magdalena expertise lies in developing educational opportunities through strategic efforts.
Federal and State Programs Coordinator
Bio: Yizza Mares has worked in various positions in the educational arena, utilizing the expertise of her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Spanish Literature, which she attained from the University of Arizona. Currently, she is in her sixth year working in the administrative office for CPLC Community Schools as the Federal and State Programs Coordinator.
Student Data Manager
Bio: Salvador was born and raised in Tucson, Az. Salvador has been in the education field for more than 15 years with CPLC Community Schools. Salvador enjoys mentoring students and being a person students can talk to. When not at work you may catch him with his beautiful wife and daughters cruising in their lowrider!
Envision School Leadership
Bio: It was serendipity which brought Daniel J Morales II to the world of education. He first became an academic tutor for CPLC Community Schools in 2011 and consequently became the English Language Arts teacher in 2012. His passion for education led him to obtain his Masters in Educational Leadership from the University of Arizona in 2016 and became a principal for CPLC Community Schools in 2017. Daniel commits to lifelong learning and is currently earning a Ph.D. in Educational Leadership from the University of Arizona. His goal is to break barriers and make a greater impact in the young lives of our youth through education. He is the principal for Envision High School.
Bio: Abigail Meza aTucson Native, born and raised in this wonderful city . A former CPLC Community Schools Graduate (class of 2005). Abigail has experience in the education field for more than 9 years. Abigail has two beautiful children and they enjoy the outdoors.
Toltecalli High School
Lori Mejia, M.Ed.
Bio: Lori Mejia earned her Bachelor’s Degree in science from the University of Arizona and began teaching science at Toltecalli High School. After almost five years of teaching and earning a Master’s in Educational leadership from the University of Arizona Lori became principal. Lori is honored to serve in the community in which she was raised. Her main goal is to inspire her students and increase their awareness of their endless opportunities.
Bio: Valeria Munoz is the registrar at Toltecalli High School. Valeria looks forward to working with students and learning something new each and every day.
- Magdalena Verdugo
Governing Board, President
Chicanos Por La Causa, Inc.
- Jaime Gutierrez
Governing Board, Member
Retired, Legislator & Educator
- Alicia Nunez
Governing Board, Member
Chief Financial Officer, Chicanos Por La Causa, Inc.
Annual Reports and Hearing
Pursuant to A.R.S. §38-431.02, CPLC Community Schools hereby states that all notices of governing board meetings will be posted at 1525 N. Oracle Road, Tucson, Arizona 85705 and on this website. This location is open to the public Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. All notices will indicate the date, time, and location of the meeting and will include an agenda or information concerning the manner in which the public may obtain the agenda for the meeting. Governing board meetings are open to the public and notices / agendas are posted at least 24 hours in advance.
Special Meeting of the CPLC
Community Schools governing board:
Notice is hereby given to the members of the Governing Board of the CPLC Community Schools and to the general public that the Governing Board of the CPLC Community Schools will hold a meeting open to the public on Thursday, March 22, 2018 at 12:00 p.m. in the Conference Room at the CPLC Tucson Main Office, 1525 North Oracle Road, Tucson, Arizona.
CPLC Community Schools Agenda 03-22-2018
A copy of the agenda will be posted at least 24 hours prior to the meeting. For questions or comments about this notice please call (520) 882-0018