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counseling educator

Maria A. Rodriguez, American Counseling educator. Permanent certified in guidance, New York. Recipient Outstanding Adjunct Faculty award La Guardia Community College, 1988; named One of 100 Hispanic Influentials, Hispanic Business magazine, 1988.


Rodriguez, Maria A. was born on August 16, 1953 in Coamo, Puerto Rico. Daughter of Angel Manuel Rodriguez and Cesarea (Reyes) Serrano.


Master of Science, Educational Specialist, State University of New York, Albany, 1977; Doctor of Philosophy, State University of New York, Albany, 1986; Master of Arts, New School for Social Research, 1990.


Vocational counselor, Human Resources Center, Albany, 1977-1978; project director, Capital District Psychiatric Center, Albany, 1978-1979; member of faculty, Boricua College, New York City, 1979-1980; counselor, tutor, Fashion Institute Technology, New York City, 1981-1982; assistant professor counseling Hunter College, CUNY, since 1982. Lecturer State University of New York, Albany, 1978. Adjunct assistant professor La Guardia Community College, Long Island City, New York, 1988-1989.

Book reviewer college division Scott, Forsman and Company, 1988, McGraw-Hill Public Company, 1989.


  • Permanent certified in guidance, New York.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journal and newsletter.


Board directors Practicing Attorneys for Law Students, New York City, since 1989. Member American Psychological Association, American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, Hispanic National Bar Association (chairman education committee since 1987), National Puerto Rican Network.


Angel Manuel Rodriguez Serrano

Cesarea (Reyes) Serrano