Ricardo Romanillos, Director of Professional Learning

Ricardo Romanillos, Director of Professional Learning

Ricardo Romanillos, Ed.D. is passionate about building structures and pathways that empower underserved communities. He has 14 years of experience in public education, including work as a Science Curriculum Director leading curriculum development and professional learning. The commitment to empowering underrepresented students is reflected in his professional work as the Director of Professional Learning with the National Alliance for Partnerships in Equity, and in his volunteer work with local Dallas, TX organizations.

Ricardo brings many lenses and identities to his work, including husband, father of a medically-dependent child, second generation Latino, and scholar. He earned his Doctorate in Education from Johns Hopkins University, focusing on improving teachers’ sense of self-efficacy to engage minority students in the sciences. He graduated with honors from Southwestern University with a BA in Chemistry and a minor in Biology, and earned a Masters in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies from UT Arlington.