Chief Academic Officer
Elda joined the Cityscape Schools team in February of 2019. She has over 20 years of pedagogical and leadership experience in the areas of curriculum and instruction, bilingual/ESL/migrant, world languages and college & career readiness.
As a district administrator, Elda has been very instrumental in initiating and implementing academic, social and linguistic support services for economically disadvantaged families, newcomers and English learners. Her efforts led to significant increases in student academic performance and an increase in graduation rates. Her strengths include results-based leadership, excellent communication and networking skills and the ability to lead teams in order to increase student achievement and build district capacities.
Due to positive outcomes and program impact, many of the initiatives she helped to pioneer have been recognized at the national level through the U.S. Department of Education and has been asked to present at numerous national and international conferences in order to share with other leaders. Elda holds a Bachelor’s degree from Harvard University, and a Master’s degree from Texas State University.