Maria Friedland

Sr. Director

Maria Oliveira-Friedland represented the NYCDOE Division of Multilingual Learners in a cross-functional collaboration to review culturally responsive resources in New York. Maria offers her expertise as a middle school language literacy educator, multilingual learner curriculum developer. Maria is a PLC facilitator expert, experienced coaching lead, community educational engagement facilitator and geographer. She is an immigrant educational leader, Latina of color professional, NYCDOE parent, and a firm believer in the power of public education.