Delia Pompa
Senior Vice President of Programs, at National Council of La Raza

As the Vice President for Education at NCLR (National Council of La Raza),the largest national Latino civil rights and advocacy organization in the United States, Delia Pompa oversees a variety education programs including charter schools, early college high schools, education partnerships, extended learning, parent engagement, and early childhood education efforts. She also works in collaborative engagement on education policy efforts. Pompa is nationally recognized for her expertise on English Language Learners as well as for her insight on school reform, early childhood education and charter schools. Her rich experience draws on experience from holding posts such as the Co-Principal at DMP Associates; Executive Director, National Association for Bilingual Education; Director, Office of Bilingual Education and Minority Languages Affairs, U.S. Department of Education; Principal, Pompa and Associates; and Director of Education, Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention and Youth Development. Pompa holds in Master’s degree in early childhood education from the University of Texas, San Antonio and she lives in Washington, DC.