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Gabby Granadillo

Grant Wood AEA
Induction Coach and 2017 Presidential Awardee for Math and Science Teaching
Maria “Gabby” Granadillo has been an Induction Coach with the Grant Wood Area Education Agency Induction Consortium program since fall 2018. From 2010 - 2018, she taught eighth-grade mathematics at McKinley Middle School in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Previously, Gabby worked for almost 20 years in the engineering field as a project engineer.
Presently, Gabby supports the growth and development of up to seventeen first and second-year teachers, grades 5 -12, from urban and rural school districts within the Grant Wood Area Education Agency in Iowa. Also, Gabby delivers professional development for new coaches from across the state who support individual or team teachers in their districts.
Gabby has a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University Institute of the National Armed Forces in Venezuela, a Mathematics Teaching Certification in secondary education from the University of Iowa, and an M.A. in Education with Effective Teaching Emphasis from Mount Mercy University Cedar Rapids, Iowa.