Damaris Montalvo-Irigoyen

Damaris Montalvo-Irigoyen

Biliteracy Reading Academies Specialist
Damaris.MontalvoIrigoyen@TEA.Texas.gov

Damaris is a Biliteracy Reading Academies Specialist in the Early Childhood division. She has a master’s degree in Curriculum and Instruction with emphasis in Literacy from University of Texas-Arlington. She has been in education for 16 years in which she has been a classroom bilingual teacher, bilingual interventionist, instructional coach and bilingual specialist at the district and regional level. In her previous job she worked as a biliteracy coordinator where she had the opportunity to share her passion for bilingual education and biliteracy. She is most passionate about biliteracy and advocating for bilingual teachers and students.