Welcome! My name is Winnie Garcia. I am very excited to be your child's Fundamentals Teacher for the 2018 - 2019 school year. This will be my 3rd year at Fairview Junior High. I had previously worked at Glenn York Elementary for 3 years as a paraprofessional.
I am married and have two grown children. My son is currently attending Alvin Community College and my daugher is a senior at Shadow Creek High School. My family and I moved to Houston from New York City in 2012. We love it here in Texas! Before I became a teacher, I was an international banker, having worked at World Trade Center in NYC for over twelve years. I will incorporate my business knowledge and experiences into the classroom to help students make connections to current events.
I earned my Bachelors Degree in Social and Clinical Psychology from Western Connecticut State University. I enjoy helping children learn and to achieve their fullest potential. When I am not working, I love spending time with my family and friends. Some of my hobbies include traveling, cooking and shopping.
My classroom environment will be safe, structured and fun. I strongly believe that parents and teachers must work together as a team to ensure the success of our students. Therefore, please do not hesitate to contact me at any time with any questions and/or concerns.
I am looking forward to another wonderful and successful school year!
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