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Head of School

Dr. Ana Laura Garcia, Interim Head of School


Dr. Ana Laura Garcia has spent 25 years working in education. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies from Texas A&M University and a master’s degree in Bilingual Education from Houston Baptist University. She earned her PhD in Curriculum and Instruction with a specialization in Early Childhood Education at the University of Texas at Austin. Ana Laura started her teaching career as a third grade teacher in Bryan ISD before moving to Houston where she taught Pre-K for five years. She also taught kindergarten in Austin ISD while she was working on her doctorate. In 2008, Ana Laura moved back to Brownsville and accepted a job as an Assistant Professor of Early Childhood at the University of Texas at Brownsville. She taught both undergraduate and graduate courses there for six years. Dr. Ana Laura fell in love with the Day School as a prospective 2K parent and joined the EDS faculty in 2014. She taught both 4K and 5K at EDS and most recently served as the Director of Early Childhood and the Curriculum Coordinator for the campus. Ana Laura is married to Salvador Garcia and is the mother of two amazing children, Ana Lucia and Roman.



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