Juan   O.  Garcia

Assistant Professor in Practice  

Office: BMAIN 2.503
Phone: (956) 882-5790
Email: juan.o.garcia@utrgv.edu

Dr. Juan O. Garcia

Dr. Juan O. Garcia earned his Ed.D. in Educational Leadership from the University of Texas-Pan American, Edinburg in 2009. He is currently an Assistant Professor in Practice for the UTRGV.

  • Areas of Expertise

    • Superintendency
    • Principalship
    • School District Leadership
    • Memorization Techniques
  • Education

    • EdD, Educational Leadership, The University of Texas - Pan American, 2009
    • MEd, Educational Administration, The University of Texas - Pan American, 1977
    • BA, Inter- American Studies, The University of Texas - Pan American, 1973






Selected Presentations


  • Juan Garcia and Alberto Herrera. ""Memorization Techniques: Using Mnemonics to Learn Fifth Grade Science Terms"," National Technology and Social Science Conference April 1-3, 2012 Las Vegas, Nevada, National Social Science Association, Las Vegas, Nevada (April 2012)

  • Juan Garcia. "Using Memorization Techniques or Mnemonics in fifth-grade science classrooms in Deep South Texas," Southwest Educational Research Association 33rd Annual Meeting, Southwest Educational Research Association, Corpus Christi (April 2010)

Previous Courses