Celeste Huizar

Celeste is an Operations Manager on the School Design Services team, working to design experiences that make others feel represented, respected, and re-energized for learning. 

Prior to joining Transcend, Celeste taught high school English in Richmond, California. Celeste was drawn to Transcend because she is enthusiastic about reimagining and redesigning K-12 education. She’s inspired by the possibilities this unprecedented presents. 

Celeste is a Teach for America and a Latinos for Education teacher alumna. She holds a B.A. in English and a minor in Education from the University of California, Berkeley.

 Although she’s originally from Boyle Heights in East Los Angeles, she currently resides in the Bay Area. In her free time, Celeste enjoys reading, stitching, exploring the outdoors, and sharing meals with others.


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