Associate Director of Programs in Core Services
Jelbin DelaCruz has a distinguished record of performance as an educator and professional development expert. As Associate Director of Programs in Core Services, Jelbin supports coaches, teachers, and school leaders as they foster learning environments where all students learn at high levels. For fifteen years, he served as a Senior Educational Consultant for Teaching Matters, a role that advanced his expertise as a literacy specialist, teacher leadership coach, and blended learning instructional specialist. From modeling evidence based strategies, to supporting teacher teams through inquiry cycles, Jelbin developed a robust and effective coaching toolkit. Through this work, he cultivated long standing school partnerships with numerous New York City schools. Jelbin has had the pleasure of sharing his educational journey at the nation’s leading educational conferences including: ASCD, ISTE, NCTE, ECET2, NYSCATE and Teach 2 Lead. He is committed to ensuring that schools are equipped with the tools for nurturing teachers and students that are agents of social change.