Victoria E. Romero is the lead author of Building Resilience in Students Impacted by Adverse Childhood Experiences: A Whole Staff Approach and Race Resilience: Achieving Equity Through Self and Systems Transformation.
Victoria taught elementary students in one suburban and 2 urban school districts; significantly improved the academic standing of 2 schools as a principal; and coached administrators, directors, and school leadership teams for sustainable school improvement in 5 school districts. She facilitated professional development for K-12 teachers on classroom strategies that promote student academic success, infusing multiple perspectives into the regular curriculum, and establishing schoolwide and classroom management systems that promote autonomy, positive well-being and resiliency. Victoria was a school improvement facilitator for Office of Public Instruction (WA) and the Everett Public Schools. Two of the 4 schools were recognized by the state for making significant academic gains.
Victoria is an independent consultant for Corwin, specializing in facilitating staff development and coaching leaders in managing the systemic implementation of trauma-sensitive strategies, tactics for supporting educator and student resilience, and coordinating trauma-sensitive multitiered support systems. She has worked with the West Des Moines Community Schools (IA), Contra Costa County Office of Education, Sacramento County Office of Education, Alaska Council of School Administrators, and Madrona PreK-5 in Seattle, WA.
Victoria has presented her work at Corwin’s Annual Visible Learning Conference and Deep Equity Institutes, Glenn Singleton’s Courageous Conversations Institute, and Eddie Moore’s White Privilege Symposiums. She has been a keynote speaker for the Washington Association of School Administrators and with Gary Howard is author of We Can’t Lead Where We Won’t Go.
Her website is www.buildingresilienceinstudents.com