A Senior State Technical Assistance Specialist at WestEd, Dalia Zabala leads a project supporting the New York State Education Department to roll out and implement the NY Culturally Responsive-Sustaining Education Framework leading to the development of various resources to support this effort.
Zabala also serves as the Deputy Director of Operations for the Region 2 Comprehensive Center. In this role, she leads and coordinates projects and staff to provide technical assistance to the states of Connecticut, New York, and Rhode Island in Region 2.
Zabala contributes to leadership of the Center and provides technical assistance to improve instructional quality and support efforts to ensure equity in education in the region. Previously, Zabala served as Technical Assistance Manager for the Mid-Atlantic Comprehensive Center at WestEd. In this role, she led and coordinated projects to provide technical assistance support to the Mid-Atlantic states.
Zabala received her MBA from the University of Maryland University College, EdM in human development and psychology from Harvard Graduate School of Education, and her BA in psychology from California State University Northridge.