Nereyda Hurtado

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Nereyda Hurtado

Board Member

Nereyda is a child development expert who spent over a decade as a researcher at Stanford University, where she conducted studies on language development and parenting practices with monolingual and bilingual families living in the Bay Area. Nereyda is responsible for the implementation of the Building Blocks of Parenting Family Engagement Professional Development Program which seeks to support schools in transforming their interactions with families into meaningful collaborations between parents, teachers, and other school staff. Nereyda graduated from the University of California, Santa Barbara with a doctorate in educational psychology.