Bachelors degree, Science in Communication Major in Journalism, Universidad Santa Maria, Caracas, Venezuela.
Bilingual Generalist EC-6
Mrs. Monica Garcia began her career in education back in 2013 as part of a DISD’s Alternative Certification program. Since then, she has been offering her services as a bilingual teacher at Herbert Marcus Elementary. She is in charge of the newcomers strategic interventions at Marcus Leadership Academy to accelerate their learning and collaborate with their homeroom teachers for their academic success.
During the past 6 years she has been serving as Marcus’ LPAC coordinator, ensuring that our school provides all English Language Learners with the necessary resources and supports provided by the district for their second language acquisition while preserving and developing their native language in a culturally sensitive environment. She has also successfully coordinate the Newcomers Summer Language Acquisition Camp to reinforce Marcus’ students in their English Language Skills while having fun with several role play activities and exciting field trips.
Her mission is to provide a safe, and developmentally appropriate environment, that promotes academic growth, as well as a positive inclusive classroom atmosphere in which all students learn to appreciate and respect the diversity in their class.
Years in Education: 8
Years at Marcus: 8
Favorite 7 Habit: Synergize, "Together is better".
Alma Mater: Universidad Santa Maria
Marcus House: Synergy, "House of Teamwork"