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Name:

Daniel Garcia

English Teacher

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Contact Info:

Email:

d.garcia16@lajoyaisd.net

Work Phone:

(956)323-2935

Cell Phone:

(315) 933-0539

Conference Times:

8th Period: 3:25--4:15 p.m.

Class Room Number:

F115

About Me

Educational History:

My Education:

Enrolled in Ph.D. in Curriculum & Instruction: Texas Tech University (College of Education: 2024)

University of Texas—Rio Grande Valley

University of Texas-Pan American

Louisiana State University

Mission High School

Naval School of Health Sciences (U.S. Navy, San Diego, CA)

Community College of Philadelphia (basics while in the U.S. Navy)

Degrees and Certifications:

Louisiana State University (Howard Hughes Medical Institute Program)

  • “Detection of Vibrio spp. Using Immunofluorescent Antibody Tagging On Marine Zooplankton Exoskeleton Surfaces” (Summer Undegrad Biomedical Research Topic)

Bachelor of Arts in English (biology minor): UTPA

Standard Professional Teaching Certificate: English/Language Arts & Reading (8—12)

English as a Second Language (ESL Supplemental) Certificate

Professional Development:

Gemini Ink Writers Conference

Association of Writing Programs (AWP)

Gifted & Talented Training

Texas Library Association

Advanced Placement National Conference (College Board)

 

Current Position:

La Joya Early College High School since 2018

Currently Teaching:

English IV

English III

Reading

 

Previous Position:

McAllen ISD: 8 years

Weslaco ISD: 3 years

English I--IV

 

Family Information:

Married; three kids.

We have three cats (yikes!) and just lost our doggie after 13 years.

Personal Information:

I write poetry and edit books.I also write songs.

https://www.pw.org/directory/writers/daniel_garcia_ordaz

I also founded and run the Rio Grande Valley International Poetry Festival (last weekend in April, annually.)

http://www.valleypoetryfest.org/

I recently gave a TEDx Talk in Dallas:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oLiNABehyFg

Daniel Garcia

Upcoming Events

Contact Daniel Garcia

Classroom Number:
F115
School Phone:
(956)323-2935
Cell Phone:
(315) 933-0539
Conference Time:
8th Period: 3:25--4:15 p.m.