Mrs. Maria Maldonado
Ms. Maria Maldonado is a graduate of Florida International University. She has a Bachelors in Economics and a Certificate in Latin American Studies. This will be Ms. Maldonado’s ninth year teaching. She has taught a variety of social studies courses here at Doral Academy and two years at NCPA in Guangzhou, China. Ms. Maldonado enjoys learning new languages, movies and theater.

Ms. Maldonado believes that learning should be an engaging act in which the teacher guides instruction through real, relatable and applicable examples. She believes that students are all capable of being exemplary and achieving their maximum potential through hard work and dedication. Ms. Maldonado feels that progress and growth are achieved when a student can learn from their mistakes and/or reflect on their self-progress.