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Delia Pompa

Senior Vice President, Programs

Latino access to health care, workforce development for adult English learners and immigrants; school reform; early childhood education; English language learners (ELLs); charter schools

Master’s degree, early childhood education, University of Texas at San Antonio; bachelor’s degree, sociology and early childhood education, Trinity University

Current Position:
Oversight of NCLR programs, including Housing and Community Development, Education, Institute for Hispanic Health, and Workforce Development; serves on several national boards and advisory committees

Previous Position(s):
Executive Director, National Association for Bilingual Education; Director, Office of Bilingual Education and Minority Languages Affairs, U.S. Department of Education;; Director of Education, Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention and Youth Development, Children’s Defense Fund; Assistant Commissioner for Program Development, Texas Education Agency; Executive Director, Bilingual Programs and Early Childhood Education, Houston Independent School District