Maria has 24 years’ experience in Arizona public education. Maria has held positions such as: English teacher, English Department Chair, Leadership Team Member, Director of Whiteriver Alternative High School, and Athletic Director. Maria’s areas of specialty are creating and developing relationships with the Native American Nations in Arizona, and Instruction/Curriculum development and support.
Maria’s education comes from Northern Arizona University, where she received her B.Ed in 1994 and Masters/Administrative Degree in 2014, and the University of Phoenix, where she received her M.Ed in Education in 1998. Maria is currently the Director of Instruction at Grad Solutions, LLC.
Maria’s passion is with the at-risk student population. Maria strives to make connections with students, parents, and communities that need help with getting their education so that they may strive in their lives.