Omar   R.  Elizondo

Assistant Professor in Practice  

Phone: (956) 393-0356
Email: omar.elizondo@utrgv.edu

Mr. Omar R. Elizondo

I have an interest in science education and technology. I enjoy using our current technology to enhance our student learning in science.





Selected Publications


  • Omar Elizondo, Rebecca Villarreal, Sonia Del Rio, and Kristine Lowe. "Manganese-Reducing Bacterial Communities from a Hypersaline Estuary in South Texas Under Conditions of Changing Salinity," Texas Journal of Science 66, no. 3 (August 2016).

  • Kristen Phillips, Frederic Zaidan, Omar Elizondo, and Kristine Lowe. "Phenotypic characterization and 16S rDNA identification of culturable non-obligate halophilic bacterial communities from a hypersaline lake, La Sal del Rey, in extreme South Texas (USA)," Aquatic biosystems 8, no. 5 (2012): 1–11.



Selected Presentations


  • Timothy Sears and Omar Elizondo. "Including More Inquiry Approaches in Lesson Planning," Fall 2018 UTeach Clinical Teachers' Professional Development, UTeach RGV Program, Edinburg, TX (August 2018)

  • Elizabeth Goldberg, Patricia Mendiola, Stacy Solis, Omar Elizondo, and Timothy Sears. "Fall 2018 UTeach RGV Program Apprentice Teaching Mentor Teacher Meeting for All Partner Teachers, Dean of Instructions and Principals," UTeach RGV, Edinburg, TX (August 2018)

  • Omar Elizondo and Timothy Sears. "Questioning Quality and Techniques," Fall 2018 UTeach Clinical Teachers' Professional Development, UTeach RGV Program, Edinburg, TX (August 2018)

  • Omar Elizondo. "Cars on Mars," UTeach Science Week, UTeach, Edinburg, TX (August 2018)

  • Omar Elizondo. "Games for Theory," UTeach Science Week, UTeach, Edinburg, TX (August 2018)

  • Elizabeth Goldberg and Omar Elizondo. "Made You Look! How to Create Graphics to Capture the Attention of Students and Alumni," UTeach Conference, UTeach Institute, Austin, TX (May 2018)

  • Omar Elizondo. "Spring 2018 - UTeach Terrific Tuesday "Breakout Edu"," Spring 2018 - UTeach Terrific Tuesday "Breakout Edu", UTeach, Edinburg, TX (May 2018)

  • Omar Elizondo. "Spring 2018 - UTeach Project Based Instruction (UTCH 3302) Meeting for Teachers and Students," Spring 2018 - UTeach Project Based Instruction (UTCH 3302) Meeting for Teachers and Students, UTeach, Robert Vela High School (February 2018)

  • Timothy Sears and Omar Elizondo. "Questioning Quality and Techniques," Spring 2018 UTeach Clinical Teachers' Professional Development, UTeach RGV Program, Edinburg, TX (January 2018)

  • Kenneth Smith, Elizabeth Goldberg, Omar Elizondo, and Claudia Medrano. "Training the next generation of science and mathematics teachers," 4th Annual PSJA ISD “College for All” Conference, McAllen, TX (November 2017)

Current Courses

UTCH 1101 04 - Inquiry Approaches to Teaching:
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UTCH 1101 05 - Inquiry Approaches to Teaching:
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