Gloria earned her doctorate from the University of Southern California. She also holds a Masters of Education in Language and Literacy from Harvard University with a reading specialist credential. Her undergraduate work is in Liberal Studies and Psychology from Mt. St. Mary’s University with a minor in Spanish from Universidad Autonoma de Guadalajara, Mexico.
Over the years, Dr. Gloria Ramos Gonzalez has worked as a bilingual general education teacher, a bilingual reading specialist as well as a staff developer. In addition, she has conducted academic language research, published chapters in textbooks and taught university courses while working as a consultant with textbook publishing companies. Currently, she serves on two school boards and works as a literacy consultant and mentor to several dual language schools across the U.S. Her newest book will be published this fall!
Gloria comes from a Mexican family of 10 children. Despite her parents not having a formal education, they were role models of hard work and faith. Through her upbringing she learned the power of teamwork and persistence. She grew up going to school in both the U.S. and Mexico. Dr. Gonzalez now lives in California with her husband and three daughters. They love to travel, do outdoor activities like hiking, swimming or just basking in the morning sun with a good book!