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Maggie Essig

Maggie offers educators that serve English learners a wealth of imaginative ways to utilize technology as a catalyst for language development, student engagement, and content area achievement. She has leveraged her expertise and experience with meaningful educational technology and ESL strategies to create digital resources for English learners, their families, and their teachers to enhance students’ learning in all contexts.  Maggie also provides patient guidance when coaching educators in building their own Professional Learning Networks (PLNs) so they can expand their collaborative relationships with other innovative educators.  In addition to serving as a Paridad associate, Maggie also contributes to Paridad as a social media strategist.




  • Technology and Digital Learning

  • ESL Methods

  • Special Education



  • Coordinator, English language learner programs

  • Teacher, ESL/bilingual

  • Educational Technology Explorer in a 1:1 program



  • M. Ed., Educational Leadership, American College of Education, 2014

  • M. Ed., Instructional Leadership, University of Illinois, 2008

  • B.A., Psychology, University of North Carolina, 2006



  • General Administration & Supervision
  • Elementary Education
  • Bilingual Education (Spanish)
  • ESL
  • Gifted
  • Learning Behavior Specialist I
  • Bilingual Learning Behavior Specialist II


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