Mary Garzon,PhD    
Adjunct, Education

Contact Information
School of Education
Liberty University
1971 University Drive
Lynchburg, Virginia 24502
• office TE 102
• phone (434)-582-2445
• fax (434)-582-2468
• email: mmgarzon@liberty.edu

Virginia Postgraduate Professional License (2003-2008)

Specific Learning Disabilities PREK-12
Early Education NK-4
Middle School Grades 4-8
Mental Retardation

Education

Ph.D. in Christian Education, 1999
Jacksonville Theological Seminary

Master of Science, Special Education- Learning Disabilities
Radford University, 1998

Bachelor of Science, Middle Education
Radford University, 1993

Theater Arts Certificate
Patrick Henry Community College, 1990

Pertinent Work Experience

Disabilities Counselor, Patrick Henry Community College, 2003-Present

Disabilities Counselor, part time, Patrick Henry Community College, 1999- 2002

Teaching Experience

Adjunct Faculty, Patrick Henry Community College, 1999-Present

Special Education Teacher:Self-Contained Multihandicapped Classroom, Patrick County Public Schools: Hardin Reynolds Memorial School, 2002-03

Special Education Teacher:Self-Contained Learning Disabilities Classroom, Henry County Public Schools, Campbell Court Elementary School, 1994-1998

College Courses Taught

Reading Improvement & Study Skills
Compressed video & traditional classroom formats
Developmental course designed for students with an 11th grade or lower reading level.

English as a Second Language
Non credit traditional class for non-English speaking students.

College Survival Skills-
Team taught traditional course consisting of basic information students need to know about succeeding at college

Spanish Conversation- Non transfer course designed to help with a basic Spanish conversation

Community Service Teaching

6-8 year old class, Children’s Church, Harvest Worship Center, 2003-present

4-5 year old class, Children’s Church, Harvest Worship Center, 1998-2003

Costa Rica, Vacation Bible School, all ages, Lend-a-Hand Mission Teams, two weeks in July 2003; Taught in Spanish

Guatemala, Vacation Bible School, all ages, Lend-a-Hand Mission Teams, two weeks in November 2002; Taught in Spanish