B.S. in Early Childhood Education, Vanderbilt University; M.A. in Early Childhood Education, Teachers College, Columbia University. Maqueda comes to the Summer Principals Academy a seasoned practitioner with extensive educational experience. For more than a decade Maqueda has worked in various capacities as a professional pedagogue. Having started as an elementary school teacher she moved on to become a guided reading specialist and a lead reading coach before accepting a position as Acting Coordinator at the New Jersey Office of Early Literacy. Currently, she is Special Education Literacy Resource Coach for Hackensack Public Schools.