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Aida Molina

Aida Molina
Director, Education

Dr. Aida Molina serves as the Director of Education for the California Collaborative for Educational Excellence (CCEE), where along with Socorro Shiels, she will plan and execute the massive project of vetting all of technical assistance providers who will want to work for the CCEE.

Dr. Molina has served over 20 years in public education system and she is passionate about extending educational equity and access for all students. In her previous role, Dr. Molina was appointed as a member of the California State Board of Education for five years while also serving as the Assistant Superintendent of Academic Improvement and Accountability for the Bakersfield City School District. She held the position of bilingual classroom teacher, Vice Principal, Principal, and District Administrator across various districts in California. She was also appointed to the Commission on Teacher Credentialing and served a three-year term. Her work as an educator and student advocate is centered on improving the conditions in which all children can succeed. She is driven by issues of social justice and is committed to creating systemic changes that prepare students for college and career readiness.

Her passion for student learning is based on the premise that all children are entitled to the finest public education. She has led various districts in the professional development to teachers and administrators on strategies for closing the academic achievement gap. In 2002, she published her work entitled, “Grade Level Teams: Key to Equity and Excellence”. Dr. Molina holds a doctorate of philosophy in education from Claremont Graduate University, a Master of Arts degree in educational administration from California State University, Sacramento, and a Bachelor of Arts degree in liberal studies from California State University, Sacramento.

Mrs. Molina is located at the Kern County Office of Education in Bakersfield.

Phone: (661) 636-4388

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