Meet the Staff - Maria J. Ribera
Maria Ribera is President, COO, and Executive Consultant for Catholic School Management. Maria has been associated with Catholic education since 1992 when she first started her teaching career. As an educator, Maria has been a classroom teacher in the Catholic K-12 setting and has held administrative roles as Assistant Principal/Dean of Studies, Interim Principal, Academic Technology Coordinator, College Counselor, and Academic Counselor. Her experience includes extensive work in teacher supervision and evaluation, curriculum development, professional development design and delivery, and technology integration and planning. Prior to a career in Catholic education, Maria worked in the design and marketing industry as a graphic designer and in visual merchandising.
Since 2001, Maria has been working with Catholic School Management providing consultative guidance in various areas. In the administrative and academic arenas, she has worked directly with schools for administrative mentoring, strategic planning, technology planning, development of research skills curriculums, implementation of curriculum mapping, and evaluation of guidance and counseling programs. She coordinates CSM's distinctive Institutional Assessment and Strategic Management and Development Programs while also providing leadership and vision to client work in strategic planning, enrollment management, marketing and communication. She is a lead presenter for CSM seminars and workshops and has been a speaker at NCEA and ISTE among other conferences.
Having grown up in New York, Maria now resides in California. Maria holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Dartmouth College, a Masters of Science in Curriculum, Instruction and Technology from Nova Southeastern University, and Graduate Certification in Administration and Supervision through Johns Hopkins in collaboration with the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE). Maria also holds California Clear Single Subject Teaching Credentials in Art and Spanish.