Jo Ann Garcia » Biography


I am Jo Ann Garcia and I teach English II and English IV at Ben Bolt - Palito Blanco High school. 


I am a native of San Diego, Texas, and I taught English at San Diego High School prior to working at Ben Bolt-Palito Blanco ISD. This is my 12th year in 5th year at Ben Bolt-Palito Blanco High School. 


I hold a Bachelor of Arts degree in English with a minor in Psychology from Texas A&M University-Kingsville and a Masters of Science degree in Higher Education/College Teaching from Walden University.  I am currently working on my doctoral degree with an emphasis in curriculum and instruction.


My philosophy is: “With high expectations, patience and hard work, all students will be successful in and out of the classroom.”