Zuri Garcia

Youth Programs Dept

Mental Health, Military Families, Diversity & Inclusion Specialist


Zuri Garcia

Contact Information

Office Location: Davis County Extension
Phone: 435 -919-1333
Email: zuri.garcia@usu.edu

Educational Background

MS, Marriage and Family Relationships, Utah State University, 2013
Race and Ethnic Differences in Parent Time Spent on Children's Education
BA, Liberal Arts, Utah State University, 2005
Mental Health First Aid Instructor, National Council for Behavioral Health, 2018
Youth Mental Health First Aid Instructor, National Council for Behavioral Health, 2017

Biography

Zurishaddai Garcia received a M.S. in Family, Consumer, and Human Development from Utah State University in 2013. She is an Extension Assistant Professor in Davis County, Utah. Her major programming areas are within the 4-H Youth Development program - the youth development arm of Extension. A few of her focus areas include military youth, expanding the 4-H audience, and mental health and resiliency education.

Awards

Communications: Internet Education Technology, 2016

UEAFCS

Distinguished Team Award, 2016

Epsilon Sigma Phi - Iota Chapter

Utah State University Extension County Faculty of the Year, 2016

USU Extension

Dean Don Felker Financial Management Award - Team, 2015

NEAFCS

Dean Don Felker Financial Management Award - Team, 2015

NEAFCS

Search for Excellence in Teen Programming Award - Team, 2015

NAE4-HA

Dean Don Felker Financial Management Award - Team, 2015

UEAFCS

Diversity Award - Individual, 2015

Epsilom Sigma Phi - Iota Chapter

Marketing/Public Relations - Team, 2015

UEAFCS

Peer Recognition Award, 2015

UEAFCS

Program Excellence Through Research - Team, 2015

UEAFCS


Publications | Abstracts

  • MacArthur, S., Cromwell, S., Garcia, Z., Hill, P.A, Nelson, C., Discover 4-H Clubs: Baby Stepping into new 4-H Projects.
  • MacArthur, S., Cromwell, S., Garcia, Z., Hill, P.A, Nelson, C., Discover 4-H Clubs: Baby Stepping into new 4-H Projects.
  • Garcia, Z., Sulser, A.R, Hunter, B., Nelson, C., Building Bridges Within Extension, New Agent Suggestions for Launching Program Development.
  • Garcia, Z., "Let's Get Lunch": New agent volunteer development from the start. National Extension Conference on Volunteerism

An asterisk (*) at the end of a publication indicates that it has not been peer-reviewed.

Publications | Curriculum

  • Hill, P.A, Jimenez, L.N, Garcia, Z., MacArthur, S., (2016). Discover 4-H Code Clubs .
  • Hill, P.A, Jimenez, L.N, Garcia, Z., MacArthur, S., (2016). Discover 4-H Python Code Clubs.
  • Hill, P.A, Jimenez, L.N, Garcia, Z., MacArthur, S., (2016). Discover 4-H Scratch Code Clubs .

An asterisk (*) at the end of a publication indicates that it has not been peer-reviewed.

Publications | Journal Articles

Academic Journal

Professional Journal

An asterisk (*) at the end of a publication indicates that it has not been peer-reviewed.

Publications | Other

Newsletter

An asterisk (*) at the end of a publication indicates that it has not been peer-reviewed.

Extension

4-H Latino Outreach Program, 2013 - 2019
4-H Military Youth Development, 2012 - 2019
4-H Volunteer Development, 2012 - 2019
4-H Youth Development, 2012 - 2019