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Rosalina Escandon

Rosalina Escandon
Associate Director, Access and Success

Rosalina Escandon currently serves as Associate Director for the Office of Access and Success at the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU). Prior to joining APLU, Rosalina served as Professional Learning Manager at Digital Promise specializing in professional development and technology integration to meet the instructional needs of at-promise students. Her work focused on instructional and coaching support for teachers and coaches as they transitioned to a 1 to 1 iPad classroom environment. Prior to relocating to Washington, DC,  Rosalina’s education career was spent in Phoenix, AZ within Special Education, professional development, and education technology; first as a teacher for severe language delayed students and then as an administrator as Teacher On Special Assignment (TOSA) for Technology Training for over 20 schools in elementary and middle-school education. Rosalina has held workshops, seminars and conference presentations for educators across the U.S. and Canada, and her experience as a seasoned teacher and administrator has provided her with an extensive range of opportunities and interactions with schools through training, support, planning and coordination around education technology and professional development. Rosalina has served on the Arizona Governor’s e-Learning Task Force, Arizona Technology Education Association Board and the Hispanic Business Alumni Board at Arizona State University. She holds her bachelor’s degree, master’s degree and doctoral studies from Arizona State University in the areas of Special Education, Elementary Education Curriculum and Leadership and Policy.