PHARR – The Pharr-San Juan-Alamo Independent School District (PSJA ISD) announced their librarians are pursuing Google Certifications.

The Google Certified Educator program was designed as a way for educators to obtain a deeper understanding of G Suite for Education and advanced technology integration skills. The program is offered at two levels: Level 1, which focuses on the fundamentals and Level 2— the advanced stage.

Currently, 21 of the district’s 39 professional librarians have become Google Certified Educators, and more than a dozen additional librarians are currently going through training, said the district.

The district lists the librarians who are Google Certified Educators:

Google Certified Educator- Levels 1 & 2:

  • Diamantina Garcia, librarian at LBJ MS
  • Karina Quilantan-Garza, librarian at Escalante MS
  • Amy Marquez, librarian at PSJA Collegiate High School Program
  • Nora Rios, librarian at Santos Livas Elem.
  • Catherine Mancillas, librarian at PSJA ECHS
  • Linda Martinez, librarian at Doedyns Elem.
  • Gina Huerta, librarian at Audie Murphy MS
  • Lisa Hernandez, librarian at PSJA Ballew CCTA

Google Certified Educator- Level 1:

  • Michelle Garcia, librarian at McKeever Elementary
  • Carmen Pat Noyola, librarian at Garza-Pena Elementary
  • Narda Lugo, librarian at Ford Elementary
  • Kanie De Leon, librarian at Kelly-Pharr Elementary
  • Carmen Garza, librarian at PSJA Memorial ECHS
  • Laura Quiroz-Torres, librarian at Carmen Anaya Elementary
  • Rosanna Gutierrez, librarian at PSJA T. Jefferson T-STEM ECHS
  • Idalia Villa, librarian at Farias Elementary
  • Raquel Perez, librarian at Chavez Elementary
  • Minerva Lazo, librarian at Yzaguirre MS
  • Laura Rodriguez, librarian at Carman Elementary
  • Denisse Ochoa, librarian at PSJA North ECHS
  • Dalina Cavazos, librarian at PSJA Sotomator ECHS
  • Amy Benitez, librarian at Garza Elementary
  • Rachel Alvarez, librarian at PSJA ISD