Degrees and Certifications:

Ms. Maria Agudelo

Mrs. Agudelo has been employed by The School Board of Broward County, Florida for twenty-five years. She has been a teacher and advocate of the children of migrant agricultural workers. She was selected as The 2007 Migrant Advocate of the Year by the Florida Department of Education Migrant Education Program among nominees from other Florida districts. In addition, Mrs. Agudelo was selected, among other ESOL teachers at her school, as 2007 Star Teacher of the Year and was selected by her peers as the 2013 Teacher Of the Year.

Mrs. Agudelo has taught Spanish to K-12 students and adults. She has also taught English for Speakers of Other Language (ESOL) to adult students of low socioeconomic status. In addition, she has worked with adult English Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) and Adult Basic Education/General Education Development ABE/GED students in a Family Literacy Program where she conducted parent trainings, tutored their children in core academic subjects to help them succeed in school and conducted Parent and Child Together (PACT) Time activities. She has experience in grant writing and has served as a grant reader for the 21st Century Community Learning Center grants.

An avid learner as well as teacher, Mrs. Agudelo earned a Bachelor of Arts degree at Florida Atlantic University, a Master of Science degree at Nova Southeastern University, and a Specialist degree at Florida Atlantic University. She holds Florida Department of Education Professional Certification in different academic subjects.