Mr. Barocio joins Santa Clara Unified School District from East Side Union High School District where he has been the Associate Principal of Educational Development for the past five years. He also has served in Cupertino, Berryessa, and Alum Rock Union School District in Principal and Vice Principal roles. Mr. Barocio attended the University of California, Berkeley where he received his B.A. in Sociology and American Studies. He received his Multiple Subject Teaching Credential from San Jose State University and his Masters Degree in Educational Leadership from Columbia University, Teachers College.
Mr. Barocio brings with him several years of experience as an assistant principal, associate principal, and principal. His experiences working with diverse communities and in Title 1 schools has prepared him well to effectively engage all students, teachers, and staff at Hughes Elementary School.