In 2015, Mr. Romero obtained his Associate in Arts degree in Math and Science, as well as a Certificate of Achievement in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math from Contra Costa College. In 2016, he was awarded a four-year scholarship by the Kennedy-King Memorial College Scholarship Foundation; with this award, Mr. Romero was able to continue his college education at San Jose State University to finish his Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering.
“As a Monitor at BASIS Independent Silicon Valley, my goal is to oversee and interact with students on day-to-day basis, by providing a positive and safe environment to all students, and managing support services for the school’s faculty and staff,” says Mr. Romero.
“I chose BASIS Independent Silicon Valley because of my experience working with kids to build their academic skills,” he says. “I enjoy working with students step-by-step to achieve their academic and personal goals. Our future depends on students achieving their academic goals and learning to help others. It is my mission to teach them to become honorable people for the future.” says Mr. Romero.
In his free time, Mr. Romero enjoys learning and discussing politics. He was recently part of the City of Richmond Youth Council where he was the Chairman of the Finance Committee. He has been an active member of his community, having volunteered at the Contra Costa College METAS Program as a tutor/mentor for elementary school students, “I assisted them with their homework and other academic and personal skills,” says Mr. Romero.