Ms. Barcia was born in Venezuela and came to the United States when she was 10 years old. She joined the Sacred Heart of Jesus School community in 2016. Prior to joining the Sacred Heart of Jesus School community, she cared for children in private households for four years and for her own children for the past two years. Ms. Barcia earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Programming from LaGuardia College. Her goal as an educator is to learn how to integrate new applications and software in the classroom and improve methods of student collaboration and differentiated instruction. She is most excited by the advancement in technology and how education can be improved by it. Outside of the classroom, Ms. Barcia can be found dancing and exercising at the gym.