Maestra Maria is a native Spanish speaker and California credentialed teacher and administrator. She has worked with students in and out of the classroom for over 12 years.
She has a strong passion for teaching and reaching to all her students' educational and potential needs. Maestra Maria has been highly praised for seeing the unique qualities in each student who has come to her and nurtured the most challenging students in their personal, social, and academic growth.
She received her Bachelor’s Degree in Communications with a Minor in Spanish from California State University, Fullerton. She holds a Master’s Degree in Education from Claremont Graduate University, and has a California Administrator Credential.
She currently lives in Southern California with her husband and their two sons. Previously, she lived in Staten Island, New York for four years where she started her family. In her free time she trains for half marathons, and takes joy in exploring our world through courage, curiosity, and kindness with her boys.
Ontario Montclair School District, Assistant Principal
Fullerton School District, Assistant Principal
Azusa Unified School District, Teacher, ELD Coach, Migrant Education Coordinator, ESL teacher, 6-8 Summer School Principal
Claremont Graduate University, M.A., Education
California State University, Fullerton, Administrative Credential, B.S., Communications, Minor in Spanish
California Professional Clear Multiple Subject Credential