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Psychology educator

Maria del Rosario Amanda Basterra, Peruvian psychology educator. Member St. Alban's Preschool, District of Columbia, 1998, Spanish Education Development Center, 1998—1999; Member of Teachers English Second Language, American Education Research Association (associate).

Background

Basterra, Maria del Rosario Amanda was born on October 22, 1953 in Arequipa, Peru. Daughter of Felipe Garcia and Eliana Lira.

Education

Bachelor in Liberal Arts, Catholic University Peru, Lima, 1972—1974. Bachelor in Educational Psychology, Catholic University Peru, Lima, 1974—1979. Master of Education, Temple University, Philadelphia, 1979—1981.

Career

Director Institute Research & Publications Education, Lima, 1981. Master teacher St. Alban's Preschool, District of Columbia, 1982—1984. Director bilingual preschool program Spanish Education Development Center, 1984—1987.

Manager multicultural programs Smithsonian Institution, 1992—1994. Director language minority equity programs Mid-Atlantic Equity Consortium, Bethesda, Maryland, since 1994, evaluation director smithsonian mus./magnet school project Chevy Chase, 1996—2000. Curriculum specialist Smithsonian Institution, District of Columbia.

Consultant Organization of American States, District of Columbia, 1984, United States Institute Peace, District of Columbia, 2005, United States Department Defense Education Activity, Arlington, Virginia, 2005.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor: (book) Excellence and Equity for Language Minority Students. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member St. Alban's Preschool, District of Columbia, 1998, Spanish Education Development Center, 1998—1999. Member of Teachers English Second Language, American Education Research Association (associate).

Connections

Married Juan Carlos Basterra, January 16, 1982. 1 child Lucia Alejandra.

father:
Felipe Garcia

mother:
Eliana Lira

spouse:
Juan Carlos Basterra

child:
Lucia Alejandra Basterra