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bilingual education educator

Deborah Jane Garza, American bilingual education educator. California life teaching credential; bilingual certified competence; certified school administrator; professional administrator services credential. Recipient Merit Scholarship award University of La Verne (California) Faculty, 1991, Honorary Service award Edmondson School Parent-Teachers Association, Norwalk, 1992; named Teacher of Year, Edmondson School, 1990.


Garza, Deborah Jane was born on July 25, 1952 in Los Angeles, California, United States. Daughter of Nicholas and Mary Jane (Hover) Maloof.


Associate of Arts in General Education, Rio Hondo College, 1973. Bachelor in Sociology, California State University, Fullerton, 1978. Master of Science in School Management, University La Verne, 1988.


Bilingual classroom teacher Norwalk (California)-La Mirada Unified School District, 1981—1987, 1989—2002, categorical aid program specialist, 1987—1988. Instructional specialist Whittier (California) City School District, 1987—1988. Principal South Whittier School District, 2002—2006.

Teacher Whittier Union High School District, since 2006. Master teacher Norwalk (California)-La Mirada Unified School District, 1985-1990, district mentor teacher, 1989-1990, presenter/instructor, since 1991. Panel member educational television broadcast Schooling and Language Minority Students, 1990.


  • California life teaching credential. Bilingual certified competence. Certified school administrator.

    Professional administrator services credential.


Treasurer Edmondson School Parent-Teachers Association, Norwalk, 1989-1994, secretary, since 1994. Member California Association for Bilingual Education, Association California School Administrators, Norwalk-La Mirada Administrators Association.


  • Other Interests

    Tennis, reading, writing children's stories, attending concerts, movies and plays.


Nicholas Maloof

Mary Jane (Hover) Maloof