Rocio Delgado, Ph.D.
- Associate Professor , Education
Dr. Rocío Delgado works with student interns who are pursuing elementary certification in the Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) at Trinity University. She is project director for the Empatico program and serves as tutorial faculty/research mentor to students in the McNair Scholars program. In the Mexico, the Americas, and Spain (MAS) program, Dr. Delgado assists students with finding, securing, and completing internships at non-profit organizations that work with the Latinx and Spanish-speaking communities in San Antonio. Mahatma Gandhi’s “Be the change you want to see in the world” and César Chavez’s “Sí se puede” quotes are Dr. Delgado’s inspiration to continue doing what she loves -- serving students, their families, and communities.
Dr. Delgado was recognized with the university award for Distinguished Advising in 2019 and received the Association of Educational Publishers’ award for her co-authored book, Reaching out to Latino families of English language learners (ELLs).
Dr. Delgado serves as tutorial faculty and research supervisor for the McNair Scholars program. She is a member of the Mexico, the Americas, and Spain program, the Linguistics minor advisory committee, and the Cultures and Languages across the Curriculum (CLAC) interdisciplinary program. She served in the Diversity and Inclusion committee at Trinity University and participated in the Texas Latino Education Advancement Program and Texas Diversity Council's Young Women's Leadership Symposium within the San Antonio community.
She is a member of the Council on Teacher Education and involved with local schools and school districts. Her involvement includes being a presenter at multiple teacher trainings, career/college days, and parent conferences in San Antonio, Northside, Judson, Harlandale, and Edgewood Independent School Districts.