Lizdelia Piñón, Ed.D.
Lizdelia Piñón, Ed.D., is IDRA’s education associate and is a desegregation lead for the IDRA EAC-South with more than 20 years of experience in bilingual and ESL education in both K-12 as well as higher education . She has worked as a bilingual/ESL teacher, university instructor and graduate research assistant in education. Her areas of expertise include bilingual education, ESL (both K-12 and adult learning) programs and educational implementations. Growing up in Chicago, she attended as a student one of the first dual language programs from prekindergarten through eighth grade.
Christina Quintanilla-Muñoz, M.Ed.
Christina Quintanilla-Muñoz, M.Ed., is a research analyst at IDRA and is a desegregation lead for the IDRA EAC-South, where she formerly served as an executive research and evaluation intern and as an Education Policy Fellow. She designs and conducts quantitative and qualitative research and evaluations that inform educational practice and policy. She works cross-functionally to deliver timely formative and summative evaluations of education and demographic data to support the work of IDRA and our projects and initiatives.