Dr. Maritza Lozano is a researcher and educator committed to the design of environments that support equitable learning for culturally and linguistically diverse students. Currently an Assistant Professor in the Educational Leadership Department at California State University, Fullerton, Dr. Lozano teaches courses in instructional leadership where principal candidates learn to use improvement science to bring about change within their own organizations. Dedicated to working in partnership, Dr. Lozano regularly collaborates with leaders, instructional teams, and scholars, in an effort to impact students’ learning trajectories and improve school-based learning experiences. Dr. Lozano brings 23+ years of professional experience working with school communities across the United States to her work with the Q.I. Network.
Dr. Lozano earned her Ph.D. in education from the University of California, Los Angeles. She holds an M.A. in Education with an emphasis in Reading, K-12, from California State University, Los Angeles and a B.A. in Spanish Literary Studies from Occidental College.