Alex Barrera

Fifth Grade Teacher

Alex joined the HCA teaching staff as of the 2022-23 school year.  He is originally from Waco, Texas, but has lived in Arizona for the past 6 years. Alex earned his undergraduate degree in Elementary Education and his Master's in Business Administration at Grand Canyon University. He has had the privilege of using the knowledge and skills he garnered through his studies to serve as the Youth Director of Antioch Community Church developing a healthy youth group for students to grow in God and their calling. 


Alex is married to “the amazing Amber” who together are enjoying the parenting journey with their young son, Leon, who brings joy wherever he goes. He and his wife are expecting another boy in October! They both are both passionate about connecting and serving the students and families in the community and seeing them thrive in their goals and roles. He looks forward to implementing that passion and principle as HOPE's 5th grade teacher.