- B.A., University of California, San Diego
- M.S., San Diego State University
- Psy.D., Alliant International University
Dr. Marichu Magaña is the Grant Director for STAR TRIO, a federally funded Student Support Services program. She has been with STAR TRIO since 2000. Prior to this assignment she was a counselor at Centre City Continuing Education Center. Before joining the District, Marichu was a Program Coordinator and Clinical Supervisor for non-profit social service agencies Social Advocates for Youth (SAY San Diego) and Operation Samahan. She earned her B.A. in Psychology from U.C. San Diego, M.S. in Counseling from San Diego State, and a Psy.D. in Psychology from Alliant International University.