Claudia Treviño Garcia, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Instruction, Bicultural-Bilingual Studies

Claudia Treviño Garcia


Claudia Treviño Garcia, Ph. D. is an Associate Professor of Instruction. She received her Ph. D. in Culture, Literacy, and Language from the University of Texas at San Antonio in 2016. Her career spans a combined 28 years in the field of bilingual education. Her experience includes 13 years as a dual language teacher, Title VII Grant Coordinator, and Administrator, PK-12 Bilingual Education/ESL Curriculum Specialist, and District Dual Language/ESL/LOTE Coordinator. She is the current lead for the Bilingual Education Teacher Residency Program where she supervises bilingual education clinical teachers. Her research focuses on educator cultural efficacy development, dual language education programs, teacher recruitment, and retention, coaching and mentoring, and teacher residency programming. Dr. Garcia currently teaches courses in language arts and biliteracy development, assessment of language proficiency, and language usage in bilingual classrooms, focusing on the different content areas for native language instruction. She has presented in local, state, and national conferences.