Degrees and Certifications:

Maria Garza



Campus Phone: 281.585.6234 Ext. 5386

Conference Period: 9:35-10:15

Room: B1

University of Texas Pan American-Edinburg

University of Houston-Clear Lake


Hello, my name is Maria Garza. I am so happy to be your child’s 4th grade teacher for the 2021-2022 school year. This will be my 21st year in education. I have taught 9 years in 4th grade and 11 years in 5th grade. r. This year will mark my fourth year in Alvin ISD. I am extremely excited to be part of the Walt Disney Wildcat family.


I grew up in Alton, Texas. This city is located in the Rio Grande Valley. I attended Mission High School. I graduated from the University of Texas-Pan American with a Bachelor’s degree in Interdisciplinary Studies with a minor in Bilingual in August of 2000. I also recieves a Master’s degree as a Reading Specialist from U of H Clear Lake in December 2009. I am married to Jose and have five children, Nicole, Ruben, Laura, Ana, and Iris. I have six grandchildren: Erica, Trinity, Logan, Alyssa, Aaron and Ethan Enzo.


I look forward to working with your children and having a wonderful year!


Education is the most powerful weapon, which you can use to change the world.

-Nelson Mandela