About Diana Bonilla
Diana Bonilla has been a science, and bilingual science, educator in the Chicago area for 6 years now. Her passion and work revolve around creating an equitable science curriculum for racially and linguistically marginalized youth. This passion stems from her own experience as a bilingual, first generation, Mexican-American student and learner navigating the sciences and our educational systems. She is currently working on her dissertation at UIC focusing on transforming the science classroom for emergent bilingual youth.
About Nadia Ruiz Lopez
Nadia Ruiz Lopez is currently in her 21st year at Leyden High School in Northlake Illinois. She has taught all levels of Algebra and Geometry throughout her career. In addition to teaching these courses she is also the Head Math Team Coach, a SAT Prep Math Teacher, a Sophomore Advisor and is currently a member of the Equity and Justice Committee. She received her Bachelors of Science in Mathematics from the University of Illinois-Chicago, a Masters of Arts in Curriculum and Instruction from Olivet University and a Masters of Educational Technology from American College of Education. She has focused on providing a classroom environment that is positive and encouraging learning, utilizes technology to advance students comprehension all the while making every effort to bring focus on students individuality, strengths and culture.
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