Jeannemarie Dequiroz

Jeannemarie Dequiroz

Teaching Policy Fellow
Camino Nuevo Charter Academy
Camino Nuevo High School, Miramar
AP Biology teacher
Teaching is the political act of giving dignity by building human beings: it is practicing empathy, agency, and compassion over rejection, powerlessness, and blame. Teaching is the disruptive force; it is hope actualized.

Jeannemarie DeQuiroz is a 2018-19 Teach Plus California Policy Fellow.  Jeannemarie teaches AP Biology and i-Grad 12, a senior seminar focused on post-secondary transition, at Camino Nuevo High School in Los Angeles, California. She serves as a member of the Camino Nuevo Teachers Association bargaining team and was awarded a policy fellowship from America Achieves and educator fellowships from Earthwatch and the Huntington Library, Art Collections, & Botanical Gardens. For over a decade, she has led students to the finish line as a marathon leader through Students Run LA. She earned her EdM from Harvard University and Tier 1 Administrative Credential from Cal State Dominguez Hills/CASLA (Charter & Autonomous School Leadership Academy).