Theresa Montaño, a professor of Chicano Studies and Education at California State University, Northridge (CSUN).
An active unionist, Montaño was also on the staff of United Teachers Los Angeles (UTLA), where she worked in professional development and as an area representative for nine years. Montaño’s research interests include Teacher Activism, Chicana/a- Latino/a Educational Equity; Critical Multicultural Education; and Bilingual/ELL education.
She previously served for six years as an NEA board director, CTA Board of Directors and CTA Vice President. She has also served as the president of educational rights organizations such as the National Association for Multicultural Education and the California Association of Mexican-American Educators. She is a former member of the CFA Council of Affirmative Action, California Faculty Association Board of Directors and currently serves as chair of CFA’s Teacher Education Caucus.

  • B.A. 1997, California State University Los Angeles
  • Ed.D 1996, University of California Los Angeles
  • M.A. 1985, California State University Los Angeles

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