Antero Garcia is an Assistant Professor in the Graduate School of Education at Stanford University where he studies how technology and gaming shape both youth and adult learning, literacy practices, and civic identities. Prior to completing his Ph.D., Garcia was an English teacher at a public high school in South Central Los Angeles and co-designed the Critical Design and Gaming School.
Garcia's most recent book is
Good Reception: Teens, Teachers, and Mobile Media in a Los Angeles High School
. Another of his highly-acclaimed works is
Pose, Wobble, Flow: A Culturally Proactive Approach to Literacy Instruction
. He received his Ph.D. in the Urban Schooling division of the Graduate School of Education and Information Studies at the University of California, Los Angeles.
A conference for Illinois State University teacher education graduates completing their first or second year of teaching. This year's conference is Friday, June 22, 2018 from 8AM-4PM in the State Farm Hall of Business.