Monika Mendoza is the Dean of Students for BASIS Oro Valley. She has 13 years of experience in education working as a teacher and an administrator; her experience spans the halls of college prep and drop out recovery. She holds a Master of Education with an emphasis in Educational Leadership from Northern Arizona University and a Bachelor of Arts in Education from the University of Arizona. Ms. Mendoza works with students in the Academic Support program and serves as a liaison between parents, students, and teachers. She is a regular volunteer and fundraiser for the Tucson Chapter of the Multiple Sclerosis Society, and as a Tucson native an avid UA basketball fan.