Dr. Socorro García-Alvarado is an Assistant Professor at Texas A&M University, San Antonio. She teaches undergraduate and graduate courses on educational assessment, literacy and understanding diverse families and young children. Dr. García-Alvarado has served the field of education for over 20 years as an elementary monolingual and bilingual teacher, and administrator. Dr. García-Alvarado holds a Master’s degree in Educational Leadership with a principal certification from the University of Texas of the Permian Basin. A Ph.D. in Interdisciplinary Learning and Teaching with an Early childhood and Elementary cognate from the University of Texas at San Antonio. Garcia-Alvarado’s research interests involve young children’s cultural wealth, family and community engagement, and the intersections of language and social justice through culturally relevant practices. Dr. García-Alvarado is also the Co-PI on a federal grant and oversees the parental practices and family engagement on the project.
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