Maria N. Trejo

Maria N. Trejo

Maria N. Trejo, EdD, is a consultant who provides training, coaching, and instructional leadership support. She also designs professional development events, webinars, and international teacher exchanges.

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Maria N. Trejo

Maria N. Trejo, EdD, is a consultant who provides training, coaching, and instructional leadership support. She also designs professional development events, webinars, and international teacher exchanges.

Dr. Trejo began her professional career as an elementary school teacher. She later taught high school students and prepared teacher candidates at the University of the Pacific and Washington State University. During her 32-year tenure as consultant and administrator with the California State Department of Education, Dr. Trejo implemented state policies; disbursed funds to improve curriculum and instructional practices; and administered programs to support underprivileged children, underperforming populations, and English learners. She also developed policies, examinations, and general requirements for state teacher certifications.

Dr. Trejo has participated in several state and national organizations, commissions, boards, and task forces, including the Commission on Teacher Credentialing/Bilingual Assessor Agencies; National Interstate Migrant Educational Council; California County State Steering Committee of Assistant Superintendents of Curriculum, Instruction, and Staff Development; National Council of States on Inservice Education; and an expert panel for Education.com.

She earned an EdD from the University of the Pacific.

Presentation titles by Maria N. Trejo

  • Effective Instructional Strategies for Expediting Literacy for Struggling Readers and ELs in the Content Areas
  • The Vocabulary of Mathematics and Its Importance on EL Assessments
  • Preliteracy Development for EL Preschoolers
  • The Educational Needs of Young ELs
  • Linking Literacy to Content in Preschool Math, Science, and Social Studies for ELs and Children of Poverty
  • The Impact of State and National Standards on Literacy and the Content Development of ELs
  • The Role of Home and Parents in Expediting Literacy, Comprehension, and Achievement of Struggling Readers and ELs