Instructional Training and Support Specialist-TSL
Maria Thompson is an Instructional Training and Support Specialist – TSL.
She provides direct implementation support to campuses implementing the TEEM model to ensure components of the model are integrated and aligned to meet the needs of all partners, including campus leaders.
Before joining TxCEE, Maria began her career as a Program Manager with the Los Angeles Education Partnership, working to help implement the Urban Learning Centers comprehensive school reform model. Upon returning to Texas she worked as a Residential Contract Manager for Child Protective Services, and then enjoyed 5 years as a multiage math/science teacher at a Corpus Christi, TX charter school. She served five years as Principal/Director of that charter school and five years as Assistant Principal and then Principal in Ingleside ISD. Maria received her Bachelor of Science at the University of Texas at Austin and a Master of Education from Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi.