She has also served as an administrative intern during summer school and has been a common core lead special education math teacher for the district since 2012. She received her B.A. in Liberal Studies from Cal State Northridge and her M.A. in Educational leadership from the University of La Verne.
Saavedra holds a B.A. in Spanish, a M.A. in Education, and a Spanish bilingual credential from the University of California, Los Angeles. She also earned her M.A. in Educational Administration and administrative credential from California State University of Northridge.