Women of Excellence

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Cristina Igoa

Title: Teacher and Author
Industry: Education
Type of Organization: School District
Major Product/Service: Education; Writing
Expertise: Teaches third grade in self-contained, multicultural classroom emphasizing bringing children of different cultures up to grade level; Designed and implemented ELD program for 2nd language learners
Geographic Area of Distribution: Hayward, California, National
Affiliations: NGO Delegate, United Nations Commission on the Status of Women
University/Degree: Ed.D., Multicultural Education and Language Acquisition, University of San Francisco
Born: Philippines
Hobbies/Sports: Swimming, pianist for San Francisco Conservatory
Honors & Awards: Mason MacDuffie Education Award of Excellence in Teaching; Outstanding Teacher Award, San Francisco Education Alumni, 1998
Published Works: Books, "The Inner World of the Immigrant Child"; "The Invisible Children of our Society and Schools"; Presents at conferences