During his eight years as an educator, Alexander Garcia has had the opportunity to work with students in several different areas of the United States ranging from the lower Rio Grande Valley of Texas to the High Rockies of Colorado. Over the course of his career, he has taught students of both middle and high school grade levels in a wide range of subject matters including world geography, world history, United States history, American government, health, as well as a course designed to prepare incoming freshmen for success in high school and beyond.
Mr. Garcia began his teaching career in 2010 with the public charter school district IDEA Public Schools located in the lower Rio Grande Valley. During his three years as an educator with IDEA College Prep San Benito he taught 9th grade World Geography and 10th grade AP World History. He also served as the Content Lead for the Social Studies Department for grades 6-12 at his campus ensuring the vertical alignment of curriculum within the Social Studies department. In the fall of 2013 he moved to Colorado where he taught for two years at Aspen High School. While at AHS he taught 9th grade Freshman Seminar, 10th grade Health, 10th grade United States History and 12th grade American Democracy and Civics. In the summer of 2015 Mr. Garcia made the move back to Texas where he rejoined IDEA Public Schools at their IDEA Allan College Prep campus located in the Montopolis neighborhood of Southeast Austin. During his time at IDEA Allan College Prep he taught 8th grade United States History. In the summer of 2016 Mr. Garcia accepted a teaching position at Westlake High School where he currently teaches AP World History and AP Psychology.
Mr. Garcia earned his Bachelor's Degree in History with a Social Studies Composite for grades 8 through 12 in 2009 from the University of Texas at Brownsville. In August of 2017, Mr. Garcia earned his Master's Degree in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Kansas.