Alicia G. Olvera, EdD
Assistant Professor of Education
Director of Field Experience

Education:
  • EdD, Educational Leadership - University of Texas at San Antonio

  • MS, Educational Administration - Texas A&M Kingsville

  • MA, Education-Curriculum and Instruction, Reading - University of Texas at San Antonio

  • BS, Elementary Education, Spanish - Texas A&M International University 
Contact Information:
Office: Moye Hall, Room 300
Phone: 210-434-6711, ext. 2302
Email: agolvera@ollusa.edu

Publications/Presentations:

A Focused, Systematic Approach to English Learner Graduation. Consortium of State Organizations for Texas Teacher Education Conference, Austin, Texas (2012).

Olvera, A., & Jackson, J. When School Culture and Leadership Harmonize: The Instruction of English Language Learners in an Elementary School. American Educational Research Association’s Annual Conference, New Orleans, Lousiana (2011).

Olvera, A. & Jackson, J. (2011). Two High School Principals View ELL Instruction in a Border District. Consortium of State Organizations for Texas Teacher Education Conference, Corpus Christi, Texas (2011). 

English-Learner Graduation: Standards, Mandates, and Equilibrium. American Educational Research Association’s Annual Conference, Denver, Colorado (2010).

Olvera, A., & Jackson, J. An Organizational Perspective of Teacher Preparation. Consortium of State Organizations for Texas Teacher Education Conference, Houston, Tx (2010). 

Reflection in student teaching. Consortium of State Organizations for Texas Teacher Education Conference, San Antonio, Tx (2009).

Mexican Immigrant Students and High School Completion. Bilingual Education Research Colloquium at the University of Texas at San Antonio (2009). 

Garza, E., Aguilera, E., Aviles-Reyes, N., Olvera, A, Richards, M., Spoor, J. Supportive school-university systems: Clearing the path for the success of Hispanic students. Texas Association of School Administrators and U. T. Austin Annual Summer Conference in Education (2008).   

Olvera, A., & Garza, E. Supporting Immigrant Students: Texas District Leaders’ Perspectives. University Council for Educational Administrators’ Annual Conference, Orlando, Florida (2008).

Leaders perspectives in a border district: Supporting ELs in high school completion. University Council for Educational Administrators’ Annual Conference,  Alexandria, Virginia (2007).

Garza, E., Aguilera, E., Aviles-Reyes, N., Olvera, A, Richards, M., Spoor, J. Papers and Symposium: Supportive school-university systems. University Council for Educational Administrators’ Annual Conference, Alexandria, Virginia(2007).                                                         
Supporting Mexican immigrant students in high school completion: Leaders' perspectives in a Texas border district. Proquest Dissertations and Theses (2007).

At risk student success: Overarching forces in overcoming obstacles. University Council for Educational Administrators Annual Conference, Nashville, Tennessee (2005).



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