Dr. Elsy Fierro Diaz, has been an educator for more than 25 years. Her educational background is in curriculum and instruction, specializing in bilingual education. She has been a teacher, principal, university faculty, director and executive director in both Texas and New Mexico. Dr. Diaz has been involved in state and national organizations in bilingual education, holding offices in the New Mexico Association for Bilingual Education and the National Association for Bilingual Education. She has presented at numerous state and national conferences on parent involvement, leadership in bilingual education, and best practices in cultural/linguistic diversity in classrooms. Dr. Diaz has also published several articles on programs for preparing principals to work with linguistically diverse students.
Dr. Diaz is fluent in both English and Spanish.