Oct. 9, 2009
-- Luz E. Velazquez-Garcia is a teacher at Pine Hills Elementary School in Orlando, Florida. She has been in this capacity since 2004 and is depended on to instruct third grade students in science, math, and Spanish. Luz is a caring and enthusiastic educator who believes that all children can learn and succeed in an environment that is stimulating, comforting, and appropriate to their individual abilities. She has a proven ability to work in chaotic situations and maintain a sense of humor. Highly praised for excellence in innovation, creativity, organization, and proactive talents, she is especially skilled at establishing an instant rapport with students and parents through effective communication. In her five years of teaching, her students have made significant improvements in reading fluency and math with 90% demonstrating increased fluency in language usage. Luz holds a master’s degree in guidance counseling from the University of Puerto Rico and a bachelor’s degree in mathematical education from the University of Turabo. She maintains an active agenda of philanthropic projects and supports several charities as well as her church. In her spare time, Luz enjoys travel, reading, and the company of friends and family.
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