Adriana’s passion for education comes from a long line of teachers in her family. She joined Teach for America after graduating from college and taught elementary school. During her tenure, Adriana became a school leader and lead math curriculum planner. In those roles, she managed grade-level teams and teacher training. Adriana was also a Leadership for Educational Equity Fellow where she worked for the Office of Equity and Access at the New York City Department of Education.
Adriana joined the Alliance for Decision Education in 2015 as the Partnership and Training Manager. In that role, she oversaw school implementation of Decision Education and supported teachers’ practices with training and in-classroom coaching. As the Director of Community and Partnerships, Adriana managed the Alliance’s network of individual and organizational partnerships, including the Advisory and Ambassador Councils. She is now the Interim Executive Director of the Alliance.
Adriana received her Master’s degree in Education from the University of Hawaii, and graduated with a B.A. in Communications and Marketing from the University of Pennsylvania.