Dr. Remigio Larry Garcia
Lecturer & University Partner
Phone: (210) 932-6292
Remigio L. (Larry) Garcia, Ph.D. began his post secondary studies earning his Bachelors and Masters Degrees at Southwest Texas State University (aka Texas State University). In 1995, Dr. Garcia earned his Doctorate at the University of Texas at Austin in Organizational Development and Leadership. The topic of his dissertation addressed the Performance Based Accreditation Standards and Practices With Low Performing Campuses.
Dr. Garcia taught in the high school, middle school, and elementary grades before being appointed to his first principalship in San Antonio ISD, which Dr. Garcia considers as his home school district. Dr. Garcia has an extensive administrative background serving as Principal, Director of Evaluation, Director of Staff Development, and Deputy Superintendent. In 1985, Dr. Garcia joined the staff at the Texas Education Agency (TEA) as a staff consultant, later becoming Director, Regional Director, and Program Director in the Division of Accreditation in the Department of Accountability. Dr. Garcia provided technical assistance and staff support to superintendents and principals in five large regional areas of Texas. Dr. Garcia retired from TEA 15 years later, and in 2001, he began his teaching tenure at Texas A&M University at San Antonio/Kingsville System Center.
Dr. Garcia is a Life Member of the Texas Elementary Principals and Supervisors Association (TEPSA), a Life Member of the Texas PTA, 20-year member of Kappa Delta Pi, served as a staff development consultant to 40+ Universities and Colleges in Texas, New Mexico, Louisiana, Arkansas, and Oklahoma, and he has received numerous other awards such as Admiral of the Great Navy of Nebraska, etc.
Dr. Garcia states, "…most of all, I enjoy the academic qualities that our students bring to Texas A&M-San Antonio. The students are hard working, bright, and exhibit the qualities of becoming effective, productive teachers. It is a joy to accompany our students as they complete their program of studies at Texas A&M-San Antonio.
Click here for the course description for EDED 3333.
Click here for an article on Transition from Middle School into High School by Nancy B. Mizelle & Judith L. Irvin
Click here for an article on Adolescent Growth & Development by Angela Huebner
Key Characteristics of Middle Level Schools by John H. Lounsbury at ERIC/EECE
Click here for an article about helping students with word problems
"THE RELATIONSHIP BALANCE" by Cindi Rigsbee
"THE WANT OF CARING" by Kirschen et al.
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