Lynda Cavazos, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Practice, Bicultural-Bilingual Studies

Lynda Cavazos, Ph.D.

Bio

Lynda Cavazos, Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor of Practice in the Department of Bicultural-Bilingual Studies at UTSA. She received her Ph.D. from the University of the Incarnate Word in 2016. Prior to working in higher education, she was an elementary teacher and an early childhood bilingual teacher. She has received the “Norma Ziegler Professional of the Year Award” from SAEYC (San Antonio Association for the Education of Young Children) and the “Teacher to Honor Award” from UTSA BESO (Bilingual Education Student Organization). Her research interests are bilingual education, early childhood, curriculum and instruction, and teacher mentoring. For the past 7 years, she has served on the Board of the non-profit, Inman Christian Center, on the westside of San Antonio. She provides teacher mentoring or instructional coaching to local schools who are in need of external teacher support.  Her publications have been in the Journal of Bilingual Education Research and Instruction, World Federation Association of Teacher Education, Early Years:  Journal of Texas Association for the Education of Young Children, Journal of Interdisciplinary Education, TABE Newsletter, TABE Journal and American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education. Frequently, she presents and attends state, national, and international conferences.