Meet the Founders


Jeannette Balcazar

Director of Curriculum and Instruction

Jeannette Balcazar obtained her Bachelor of Arts degree in Liberal Studies from University of California, Riverside and obtained both a teaching credential and master’s degree in education from University of Phoenix. She completed another master’s degree in educational administration at California State University, San Bernardino. She is a founding member for Savant Preparatory Academy of Business and has seven years of experience in education. She is a credentialed teacher who has been teaching in San Bernardino since 2012.
Jeannette is a strong advocate of hands-on, inquiry-based learning, involves her students in a variety of community service, problem-solving, and technology-infused activities that provide them with opportunities to become an educated person in the twenty-first century. After Savant Prep’s first successful year, the team was awarded with community service awards from the Lily of the Valley and the Eta Nu Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. She is committed to working extensively and effectively in her hometown community of San Bernardino to provide students with the tools to become successful scholars in the years to come.