Lucinda Juarez

Assistant Professor in Practice
Teacher Education Services



     

Biography


Dr. Lucinda Juarez obtained her Ph.D. in curriculum and instruction with a focus on literacy education studies at Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi, and a J.D. and B.A. from the University of Texas at Austin. She is a visiting assistant professor of literacy education in the department of Interdisciplinary Learning and Teaching and is a literacy researcher, reading specialist, and writing teacher consultant. Dr. Juarez’s scholarly pursuits have contributed to the body of knowledge in the field of literacy education, specifically (a) integration of technology tools in and for literacy classrooms; (b) the professional development of critical literacy reading and writing of teachers and literacy coaches; and (c) reading and writing across the curriculum. Her current work has appeared in journals such as e-Journal of Balanced Reading Instruction, The Reading Teacher and The Social Studies Texan.

Juarez’s work focuses on critical literacy, critical thinking and reading and writing strategies used across the curriculum in K-12 classrooms. Juarez was the principal investigator for the National Writing Project’s (NWP) teacher leadership grant for the summer institute for 2016-2017 at the Coastal Bend Writing Project.

Juarez actively works with K-16 reading, writing, content teachers and literacy coaches as a teacher consultant.  Juarez has worked as a Write for Texas instructional coach for South Texas teachers in the Coastal Bend and South Texas school districts.

Juarez teaches undergraduate and graduate reading, education, and writing courses at UTSA.

Contact information:

One UTSA Circle

San Antonio, TX 78249 USA

Lucinda.juarez@utsa.edu

+1 210 458 5043