Maria's Bio

Maria Kambourakis, Instructional Lead

Grade Level K-12
Telephone: (718) 935-4128
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Maria joins the Instructional team after serving as Advance Lead for Districts 13, 14, 15, and 16 at BNFSC.  Prior to that, she served as a Teacher Development and Evaluation Coach for District 23 in Brownsville. There she worked closely with principals and teachers to expand and fine-tune pedagogical practices in all content areas, and to improve student learning outcomes. With more than 10 years of experience in teaching, coaching, and leadership, Maria is committed to working closely with school leaders and district teams to ensure collaboration and seamless support for teachers in order to maintain high expectations for all students.  Maria holds a BS in Childhood Education, an MS in General and Special Education, and an MS in School Building Leadership from St. John’s University. Maria has completed all coursework for her Doctoral degree in Instructional Leadership, and is currently working on her dissertation at St. John’s University.