Christine Quesada is a resident of Rio Rancho, New Mexico and former Rio Rancho Public Schools teacher. She has over twenty years of experience in education, thirteen of which were in the classroom and seven years as an instructional coach and coordinator. Christine is currently the Assistant Director of the Literacy and Humanities Bureau with the New Mexico Public Education Department. She holds a Master of Arts degree in Language, Literacy and Sociocultural Studies from the University of New Mexico and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics and International Studies from Texas A&M University. Christine is married and has three children. Christine is a passionate advocate of the science of reading and professional learning for teachers so all students can have equitable and effective instruction in reading.