Alejandro   Garcia

Assistant Professor  

Dr. Alejandro Garcia

Dr. Garcia is an assistant professor in the Organizational and School Leadership Department.





Selected Publications


  • Alejandro Garcia and Jesus Abrego. "Using the Jigsaw Method for Meaningful Learning to Enhance Learning and Retention in an Educational Leadership Graduate School Course," Framingham, Massachusetts : Global Journal of Human Social Sciences (GJHSS) 17, no. 4 (July (3rd Quarter/Summer) 2017): 30.

  • Alejandro Garcia. "A Study of the of Hybrid Instructional Delivery for Graduate Students in an Educational Leadership Course," International Journal of E-Learning & Distance Education, 29, no. 1 (December 2014): 15.

  • Alejandro Garcia and Jesus Abrego. "Elementary Principal’s Technology Leadership Dispositions," Global Journal of HUMAN-SOCIAL SCIENCE:Linguistics & Education 14, no. 9 (March 2014): 1-14.

  • Alejandro Garcia. Review of the book Digital Learning Lives: Trajectories, Literacies, and Schooling by Ola Erstad. New York, New York: Teacher College Record, March 2014: 3.

  • Alejandro Garcia and Jesus Abrego. "Vital Skills of the Elementary Principal as a Technology Leader," Journal of Organizational Learning and Leadership (March 2014).



Selected Presentations


  • Alejandro Garcia and Velma Menchaca-Ochoa. "Partnerships between the University of Texas-Rio Grande Valley and School Districts: Collaborating to Prepare Future Leaders," The International Research Form , National Association of Hispanic and Latino Studies, South Padre Island, Texas (October 2017)

  • Alejandro Garcia, Velma Menchaca-Ochoa, Federico Guerra, and George Padilla. "University Partners with Local School Districts: Collaborating to Prepare Future School Leader," The Consortium of State Organizations for Texas Teacher Education , The Consortium of State Organizations for Texas Teacher Education, Corpus Christi, Texas (October 2017)

  • Alejandro Garcia and Mario Salinas. "Best practices from a Charter school: Lessons learned that can be applied to all public schools," The Consortium of State Organizations for Texas Teacher Education (CSOTTE), The Consortium of State Organizations for Texas Teacher Education (CSOTTE), Corpus Christi, Texas (October 2017)

  • Alejandro Garcia. "Best practices from a Charter school: Lessons learned that can be applied to all public schools," Second Annual International Critical Issues Leadership Conference: Building Systemic Leadership for Culturally Diverse Populations, The University of Texas-Rio Grande Valley, South Padre Island, Texas (September 2017)

  • Alejandro Garcia, Jesus Abrego, and Maricela Garcia. "Using the jigsaw method in higher education," Mid-Winter Conference, Texas Association of School Administrators, Austin, Texas (January 2017)

  • Federico Guerra and Alejandro Garcia. "Engaging Family and Community Relationships to Better Serve Students with Mental Health Needs," UTRGV Critical Issue Conference, Department of Organization & School Leadership, McAllen, Texas (November 2016)

  • Alejandro Garcia. "Changing the way we teach : Using the Jigsaw method in Higher Education," Teacher Education Council of State Colleges and Universities Conference, Teacher Education Council of State Colleges and Universities TECSCU, San Antonio, Texas (October 2015)

  • Alejandro Garcia. "A Study of the Hybrid Instructional Delivery for Graduate Students in an Educational Leadership Course," Consortium of State Organizations for Texas Teacher Education (CSOTTE) Conference, Consortium of State Organizations for Texas Teacher Education (CSOTTE), Austin, Texas (October 2014)

  • Alejandro Garcia. "Leadership and Team building for early childhood educators," Workforce Solutions Cameron Early Childhood Conference, Workforce Solutions Cameron County, South Padre Island (October 2014)

  • Alejandro Garcia. "Technology and the SAMR Model.," Innovating Teaching and Learning through Technology Conference., Edinburg CISD, Edinburg, Texas (August 2014)

Current Courses

EDUL 6315 01 - Ethics and School Law:
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EDUL 6330 01 - Instl Ldshp Diverse Learners:
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EDCI 8380 04 - Dissertation:
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EDUL 6305 02I - Socio-Cultural Contexts of Edu:
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EDUL 6305 01I - Socio-Cultural Contexts of Edu:
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EDCI 8690 04 - Dissertation:
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