Daniela Robles is the Director of Teaching and Learning in the Balsz School District located in Phoenix, Arizona. Prior to this she held the position of Teacher Retention and Professional Development Coordinator in Balsz. Currently she is overseeing work in partnership with the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards and the Arizona K12 Center that places Board-certified teachers in instructional leadership roles.
Daniela Robles is a native of Arizona and earned her BA in Elementary Education with an English as Second Language endorsement from Arizona State University. Following her passion for leadership, she obtained her MA in Educational Leadership from Arizona State University as well.
Daniela Robles has 20 years of experience spanning the classroom, intervention, and instructional coaching. In 2007, she achieved National Board Certification in Early/Middle Childhood Literacy-Language Arts. She served for two years as a member of the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards D.R.E.A.M. Team (Direct Recruiting Efforts to Attract Minorities). She is committed to increasing the number of minority NBCTs. Her commitment to this effort sparked the full feature documentary Mitchell 20 released in 2011. Daniela Robles currently serves on the Board of Directors for the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards and the Arizona K12 Center.