A.A. in University Studies: Emphasis in Education and A.A. in General Studies: Emphasis in Social and Behavioral Sciences at Palomar College. B.A. in Liberal Studies from California State University San Marcos in hopes of becoming a teacher.
Has been an Academic leader for almost 2 years. Usually works with our third, fourth and fifth grade students.
B.A. in Peace and Conflict Studies and a B.A. in Dance from the University of California Berkeley.
Led and taught youth development programs for the EDD from 2009 – 2014. Founded the Emerging Artist Collaborative, dances professionally with various San Diego choreographers, and most recently choreographed for Shared Spaces at Performing Arts Workshop in Encinitas
B.A. Economics with a minor in Dance Studies from California State University San Marcos
KARLA PENA CABRERA
Academic Support Specialist
B.A. in Social Work at San Diego State University, A.A. in Social Work and Human Services at MiraCosta College, A.A. in Psychology at MiraCosta College, and A.A. in Liberal Arts Emphasis in Social and Behavioral Sciences at MiraCosta College
With 6+ years of professional tutoring experience at the elementary school and college level, Karla started at A Step Beyond in Fall 2022 as the Social Work Intern with the Family Services Department
Career goal is to pursue a Master's of Social Work degree to become a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and mental health professional for underserved communities