Congratulations to Veronica Garcia, a first-grade teacher at Alice Ponder Elementary, for being named Alice Ponder Elementary's Teacher of the Year. Mrs. Garcia is certainly deserving of such an honor!
Garcia attended the University of Texas at Arlington where she earned a Bachelor of Arts in Criminology and Criminal Justice and a Master of Education in Educational Leadership & Policy Studies.
In her spare time, she enjoys reading and spending time with her family. They enjoy going to the movies, playing in the park, and hosting family game nights.
This spring, she will complete her 12th year as a teacher, having taught both 4th and 1st grade.
Garcia says that she is so very honored to have received this award and to represent such an amazing school! She is proud to be a Ponder Panther! P-O-N!
We are proud to have her! Congratulations, Mrs. Garcia!
Pictured below is Mrs. Garcia with her first-grade class.