Dr. Lynda Cavazos is an education consultant for pledge2teach, where she serves as co-founder. With her extensive background of over 20 years in early childhood instruction and teacher coaching/mentoring, she teaches higher education at Texas A&M University and the University of Houston-Victoria. For the San Antonio Archdiocese Catholic Schools, she is a teacher mentor/coach providing instructional support for teachers. In serving the community of San Antonio, Dr. Cavazos is a board member with the Inman Christian Childcare Center. As a board member, she provides her expertise and leadership in early childhood for the Inman Christian Childcare Center.
She is an analytical and a conceptual thinker, which has helped her in becoming an early childhood curriculum writer for the Education Service Center Region 20. One of her recent writing projects was writing an early literacy curriculum for migrant children in south Texas. The curriculum provided literacy tips for parents to help teach their children literacy skills, and early literacy best practices for teachers. Her interest in writing has led to co-authoring in publications of:
- The American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education
- The National Association of Bilingual Education
- The Texas Association of Bilingual Education Journal
- The Journal of Interdisciplinary Education and The Young Children Special Edition
Dr. Cavazos earned her Ph.d. in Education from the University of the Incarnate Word. Her honors and awards are: Teacher of the Year, The Teacher to Honor Award from the University of Texas San Antonio’s BESO (Bilingual Educators Student Organization) and the Norma Ziegler Higher Education Professional of the Year Award from SAAEYC (San Antonio Association for the Education of Young Children). She believes in finding your fudge or finding your passion in work and in life. The quote from Gabrielle Bernstein is a mantra for Dr. Cavazos, “allow your passion to become your purpose, and it will become your profession.”