In her role at UC Office of the President, Monica oversees curriculum alignment and articulation programs grounded in collaborative system- and statewide policymaking to support students’ academic preparation for UC. Most recently, she has focused on advancing the policy movement behind broadening college-prep course offerings and access, especially in high school mathematics and science. As co-chair of the California Mathematics Education Collaborative (CMEC), she has facilitated a growing network of leaders and providers of professional training in PK-16 mathematics, PK-12 schools/districts, higher education institutions, state and regional agencies, and professional organizations. Monica brings over 20 years of experience in student affairs and education research to her current work in shaping policy, programs, and practices that will advance the University’s priorities for college-prep education. She earned her PhD in education from UCLA.
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