Claudia is the Managing Director of Governance. Previously, Claudia served as the Director of Operations at Chicago International Charter School and is responsible for developing and executing responsive solutions for successful operational management across three direct operated CICS campuses that include 1,800 students.
Ms. Beltran Quezada has extensive experience working with government and public schools. Her previous roles include senior managing positions with Chicago Public Schools, Illinois State Board of Education, Educational Consultant and LEARN Charter School Network culminating in 23 years of service in the public education sector. Claudia was born and raised in Chicago, is a product of Chicago Public Schools and holds a Bachelor of Science from DePaul University. She is a proud mom to three children, two of which are college graduates, ages 28, 22 and 14. Claudia enjoys long walks on the beach.
Why do you work at CICS?: Chicago International Charter Schools has provided Claudia with a unique opportunity to continue serving students and families in underserved communities as Director of Operations.