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Spanish and English as second language educator

Mary Elizabeth García, Spanish and English as second language educator. Certified teacher Spanish, English as Second Language, bilingual language education, Florida. Member TESOL, Honorary Spanish Society (sponsor 1988-1995), American Association Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese, Venezuelan TESOL (founding member, state representative 1988-1985), Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Kappa Phi.

Background

García, Mary Elizabeth was born on March 3, 1931 in Winter Haven, Florida, United States. Daughter of Walter Roberts and Mary Elmira (Williams) Rozier.

Education

Bachelor, University Florida, 1956. Master of Arts, Maryville College, 1983.

Career

Teacher Spanish and civics, Palatka (Florida) Senior H.S., 1956-1958;teacher English as Second Language, Centro Colombo-Americano, Bogotá, Colombia, 1959;teacher English as Second Language, Centro Colombo-Americano, Medellín, Colombia, 1960-1965;teacher English as Second Language, Centro Colombo-Americano, Cali, Colombia, 1965-1966;teacher English and history, The International School, Maracay, Venezuela, 1969-1971;area head in literature, U. Venezuela, Maracay, 1975-1985;director bilingual program, Price Middle School, Interlachen, Florida, 1985-1988;chair foreign language, Crescent City (Florida) H.S., 1988-1995;teacher English to Speakers of Other Languages courses for teachers, Putnam County, Palatka, 1991-1996; Adjunct Professor Spanish, Stetson U., Deland, Florida, 1995-1997. Venezuelan delegate 1st Caribbean Conference, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, 1995. Speaker 2d annual TESOL Conference, Caraballeda, Venezuela, 1994, TESOL Conference, U. Metropolitan Caracas, Venezuela, 1985.

Achievements

  • Certified teacher Spanish, English as Second Language, bilingual language education, Florida.

Membership

Member Teachers English to Speakers Other Languages (speaker 2d annual conference 1994), Honorary Spanish Society (sponsor 1988-1995), American Association Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese, Venezuelan Teachers English to Speakers Other Languages (founder, state representative 1988-1985), Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Kappa Phi.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: reading, cooking, growing orchids.

Connections

Married Guillermo García, September 21, 1957. Children: Mary Leonor, Guillermo Clyde.

father:
Walter Roberts Rozier

mother:
Mary Elmira (Williams) Rozier

spouse:
Guillermo García

children:
Mary Leonor García

Guillermo Clyde García