TxCEE - Instructional Training and Support Specialist— ELL Initiatives
Dr. Elizabeth Brooke-Garza is an Instructional Training and Support Specialist—ELL Initiatives. She creates and delivers in-person and online EL training and support for teachers, teacher leaders, and campus administrators. She coordinates with partner institutions of higher education to facilitate online learning that aligns with educator certification requirements. Before joining the TxCEE team, Dr. Brooke-Garza taught in the Teacher Education Department at California State University-East Bay. She brings over twenty years of teaching experience as a bilingual, dual language, ESL, and Spanish teacher. Brooke-Garza also served as an EL site specialist, reading specialist, master teacher, department chair, teacher leader, consulting teacher/teacher coach, and district consultant. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Spanish Literature from the University of California-San Diego, a Master of Science in Educational Leadership, and a Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership from California State University-East Bay.