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Burbank Middle School

HAABSE Teacher of the Year 2019-2020 

  Devin Garcia

Mrs. Devin Garcia

Mrs. Garcia is a native Houstonian who was born to teach. She earned her Bachelor of Science from Sam Houston University and a Master’s in Education Leadership Technology from Lamar University. She possesses more than 10 years of continuous experience in the educational field ranging from 8th Math/Algebra I teacher, Intervention Coach, and Instructional Technology Specialist. Mrs. Garcia conducted several PD sessions both in and outside the campus, covering topics such as best instructional practices and implementing meaningful technology in classroom instruction. She was Teacher of the Year (Burbank Middle) in 2012-2013 and was featured in HISD-Becoming Great All Over.

Mrs. Garcia is a strong believer in being a life-long learner and always encourages her students to learn something new every day. She strives to connect learning in every way possible to keep students engaged. She is always looking for innovative ways to capture the students using relevant teaching tools. Every day her class is something different to keep the students on their toes. Mrs. Garcia is always looking for ways to improve and become better at her trade.


"Education is the most powerful weapon for changing the world".

-Nelson Mandela