Monica Trejo is a native Arizonan and a proud Tempe resident of 15 years. She is a former board member of the Mitchell Park West Neighborhood Association in Tempe. Monica has experience in education, healthcare, entrepreneurship and policy. She has served as a public school teacher and school administrator.
She attended Arizona State University and graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelors of Arts in Global Health and a minor in Anthropology. In 2012, she taught special education in the Tolleson Union High School District, where she also served as a site leader for her education association. She earned her Master's degree in Special Education from Arizona State University and her second Master's degree in Education Leadership from Columbia University and is currently completing her Doctorate of Education from Columbia University.
Monica is a passionate educator and advocate who is committed to fighting for educational equity for all students in Arizona.