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Maria Barker, NBCT

Mesa Public Schools
Maria Barker is the Dean of Students at Longfellow Elementary in Mesa Public Schools. She achieved National Board Certification as an Exceptional Needs Specialist EYA in 2017. She was named one of Arizona’s top 5 teachers in 2019 and is a member of AZK-12’s Teachers Solution Team. She holds a Bachelor's degree in Neurobiology & Art History from Cornell University and a Master's degree in General & Special Education from Arizona State University. She is currently pursuing a doctorate in Educational Leadership and Policy from the University of Arizona.