Maria Mavrides Calderon

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Clinical Lecturer, Early Childhood Education Program
Monday, 11:00-1:00 pm; Tuesday, 2:00-4:00 pm

Dr. Maria Mavrides was an Education Director for University Settlement, one of the largest Community Based Organizations in New York City. In her role as director, she trained, mentored and supervised teachers working in diverse classrooms. Maria led several advocacy initiatives, including developing regulations for the safety of young children, leading efforts to gain salary parity for CBO teachers; and advocating for funding for Early Learn and Head Start. With over a decade of teaching experience in early childhood settings, Maria’s focus is on STEAM education and the intersection of policy, Literacy and Mathematics in diverse populations. Maria has also served as Adjunct Professor at the Hunter School of Education teaching Language and Literacy from birth to Kindergarten to graduate students. Maria is working on her EdD in Instructional Leadership at Hunter College.


EdD, Hunter College
MSEd, Hunter College
BA, Economics, Brandeis University


Literacy and Language Birth- Kindergarten (ECC305 and ECC705)
Student Teaching


Mathematics in Toddler Classrooms
Infant and Toddlers Instructional Practices
STEAM EC Education