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Alegria Barclay

The Nueva School
Director of Social Justice, PreK-12
After many years abroad, working at the International School in Bangkok and the International School of Prague, Alegria returns to the Bay Area to serve as our inaugural equity and social justice coordinator. Alegria works closely with the Board’s Diversity Committee, division heads, faculty, and students, overseeing program development in all three divisions. A librarian, English teacher, activist, poet, and curriculum developer, Alegria brings expertise and passion to this newly created position. Having grown up overseas, Alegria is a firm believer in both our shared humanity and our richly complex diversity. Alegria holds her BA in English from UC Berkeley, and her master’s in library science from San Jose State. Her many passions include reading widely and voraciously, traveling to the corners of the Earth, making beautiful things, and enjoying time with her family.