Melissa Garcia graduated from Southern Methodist University in 1998 with a Bachelor of Arts in Spanish and a minor in English and Elementary Education Studies. Mrs. Garcia holds certifications in Special Education (EC-12), ESL (EC-12), and as a Generalist (EC-6). She began her teaching career in August 2000, and joined the faculty of Dallas Academy in July 2014. She has experience teaching high school Spanish, 3rd-8th grade, and Special Education. At Dallas Academy Ms. Garcia teaches high school English, World History, and Debate as well as serves as the College Adviser.
Mrs. Garcia spends her free time enjoying quality time with her husband Adrian, her son, Benjamin, and daughter, Grace.