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Ms. Carmen Mejico » About


Name: Carmen Mejico

Teaching since: 1996

Teaching at AHS since: 2018

Department: English  


B.A. Liberal Arts – California State Polytechnic, University Pomona 

Multiple Subject Teaching Credential – Chapman University

Gifted and Talented Credential – University of Riverside 

M.A. Curriculum and Instruction – Chapman University

Administrative Credential – Chapman University

Recent trainings/professional development:

CPR/First Aid 

Multi-Tier Support Systems to support differentiated instruction

Tutoring to Acceleration

Professional organizations memberships: 

Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development 

Corwin Connect 


About: Ms. Mejico is interested in educational best practices, differentiated multi-tier support systems, and tutoring to acceleration. She is the English Department Chair, a provider of after-school academic assistance, and is a member of the WASC Accreditation team.  Ms. Mejico was awarded the La Riviere Society Excellence in Teaching Award 2020-2021 for her work here at Aquinas. She was also the recipient of the Distinguished Teacher Award by the Diocese of Catholic Schools 2022-2023. She has a passion for teaching and learning that includes time as a classroom teacher, coach, and school administrator.  When she’s not working, she is enjoying family time with her daughter and grandsons.