About The Teacher
Tania Garcia, also affectionately known as “Ranger Dragonfly”, was born and raised in Puerto Rico, therefore her primary language is Spanish. She received her master’s degree in Spanish literature and during her college years she supported herself teaching in Florida. She has taught in middle school, high school, and College, teaching Spanish and French. Tania moved to Colorado in 1984 were she became a substance-abuse counselor in 1985. After a successful twenty-year career, Tania retired in 2011 from the Colorado Department of Corrections. She was hired as an Environmental Educator at the Pueblo Mountain Park in 2012. Tania love nature and outdoor activities specially teaching children about nature.
In her words: “For me, to teach and be with children in the Park is to heal; to be with children is an opportunity to be a child, to look through their eyes an see the wonders of Creation.”Source: hikeandlearn.secure.retreat.guru