Maria E. Hyler serves as the Deputy Director of the Learning Policy Institute’s Washington, D.C. office and is a Senior Researcher on staff. Maria co-leads LPI’s Educator Quality team and represents the institute on several initiatives focused on teacher and leader preparation, development, and leadership. Prior to taking her position at LPI, Maria served as an Assistant Professor of Teacher Preparation and Professional Development in the Department of Teaching and Learning, Policy and Leadership at the University of Maryland, College Park. She began her career teaching 10th and 11th graders in Belmont, CA where she achieved National Board Certification in Adolescent Young Adult English Language Arts in 2000. That same year she left her classroom to pursue her doctoral studies. Maria received a Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction from Stanford University, an M.Ed. with a teaching credential from Harvard Graduate School of Education, and a dual degree in English and Africana Studies from Wellesley College.
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