Maria Campanario has over four decades of experience in education in administrative, consulting, and teaching roles. Her work with districts concentrates on building effective schools, literacy, issues of equity, multilingual learners, special education, and supporting district/school administrators in organizational planning. Nationally she presents at multiple conferences yearly. Maria’s university instruction focuses on courses for educational leadership, content literacy, race, and urban education, with a focus on equity and instruction that addresses the needs of socially, culturally, and linguistically diverse student populations. Maria is the National Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Leadership consultant at Benchmark Education, and she has recently been on the authorship team creating social justice pieces for Benchmark Booster and core programs.