B.S. in Organizational Management from Nyack College; M.S. in Education/Special Education from Touro College; M.S. in Education Leadership/Administration from the College of Saint Rose. As a retired United States military veteran, Esteban came into the education profession as a member of the Troops to Teachers program. Esteban began his career in East New York, Brooklyn performing a number of responsibilities and implementing initiatives with the goal of improving student learning, developing character, and increasing academic performance. Esteban's responsibilities included serving as inquiry team coordinator, data specialist, individual educational plan (IEP) coordinator, academic intervention services (AIS) coordinator, and schools against violence in education (SAVE) coordinator. He is currently teaching at South Bronx Academy for Applied Media (M.S. 296), a district school in the New York City Department of Education where he teaches mathematics. Esteban aspires to be an urban public school leader to transform the lives of children by implementing a robust core curriculum that includes character development. His goal is to effectively increase students' ability to learn and achieve academic success as 21st century learners.