Training & Assessment Specialist
Ronald has nearly a decade of experience in the field of education with a passion for literacy learning. He earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Literature from the University of Puerto Rico and a Master’s Degree in Education from Johns Hopkin’s University. His journey in education began in the nonprofit sector through a service year in Miami with City Year (an AmeriCorp program), followed by four years in the initial Dallas cohort of Urban Teachers (Americorp) where he served as a teacher of record for title 1 schools. Before going back into nonprofit work he worked at another title 1 school in downtown Dallas as a dyslexia interventionist giving personalized instruction to over 30 children. Ronald joined the Educational First Steps team in August 2023 as a Training & Assessment Specialist.