Paul McGarry

Adjunct Instructor of English
Phone: (805) 450-0229
Office Location: Reynolds Hall 205

Office Hours
Fall 2012
Thursdays 5:30 - 6:30 PM

Language Acquisition



  • B.A. in American Studies
    UC Santa Cruz
  • Clear Designated Subjects Credential:¬† Basic Education; Social Studies
    UCLA Extension
  • Life Underwriters’ Training Council Fellow
    LUTCF Designation
  • M.S. in Education¬† (Bilingual Emphasis/Credential)
    University of Southern California
  • M.A. in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)
    California State University, Los Angeles
  • Clear Administrative Services Credential
    California Lutheran University


  • Lifetime California Community College Credential (Basic Education/Insurance)


  • Assistant Professor of English as a Second Language
    Santa Barbara City College
  • August 1989-present

  • Language Development and Acquisition Instructor
  • Antioch University (Santa Barbara) Summers 1999- 2009
    Westmont College (Santa Barbara) Fall 2004-present
    Loyola Marymount University (Los Angeles) Fall 2006-present

  • ELD Program Manager
  • Oxnard School District
    October 2004-June 2005

  • CLAD/TESL/CTEL/SB 1969/SB 395/AB 2913/ELD & SDAIE In-service Instructor
    UCSB Extension and Various School Districts in Santa Barbara, Ventura, Los Angeles
    July 1996-present
  • ESL Methods Instructor
    Michael Eisner School of Education
    California State University, Northridge
    August 1995-August 2004

  • Spanish Instructor (K-6)
    Montecito Union School District
    September 1996-June 1997

  • Bilingual Coordinator (K-8)
    Orcutt Union School District
    August 1995-August 1996

  • Core LEP Language Arts/Social Studies Teacher Grades 7/8
    John C. Fremont Intermediate School
    Oxnard School District
    February 1993- August 1995

  • Amnesty Coordinator/Instructor/Teacher Advisor
    North Hollywood Community Adult School
    Los Angeles Unified School District
    April 1988-June 1992

  • VESL Instructor
    Pacoima Skill Center
    Los Angeles Unified School District
    August 1987-April 1988

  • ESL Instructor
    East Los Angeles Employment Training Center
    Los Angeles Unified School District
    July 1985-July1987

  • ESL Instructor
    North Hollywood Community Adult School
    Los Angeles Unified School District
    September 1984-August 1985

  • 1st Grade Bilingual Teacher
    24th Street Elementary School
    Los Angeles Unified School District
    November 1983-June 1985

  • 7th/8th Grade Teacher
    Cathedral Chapel Parish School
    Catholic Archdiocese of Los Angeles