Meet the Educator – Gerardo Garcia
Tell us about you and the unique qualities or expertise you have?
I am a graduate of UTEP with a Multidisciplinary Studies Degree and a Minor in Education. One of the qualities I possess is that I am a good listener with a very patient- calm demeanor. I am a first-year parent educator with Parents as Teachers.
What is your favorite part of the service you provide?
My favorite part of the service I provide is doing the activities with the families, especially when the children smile.
When you are not providing services to families, what do you like to do in your spare time?
When I am not providing services to families, I like to do something special with my own family whether it is watching a movie, going for a walk, or having a good lunch or dinner.
What is something unique about yourself that you would like others to know?
Something about myself that I would like others to know is that I have worn many hats in my lifetime. Some of the jobs to name a few, are Emergency Medical Technician (EMT), Correctional Officer with the State of Texas, Retail Supervisor, Substitute Teacher K-12 and had worked many years in the Hotel Industry.