Maria Mata is an Educational Consultant for Region 18 ESC. Maria has been in education for 17 years. She started her educational career with the Midland Independent School District serving as an elementary teacher and a bilingual coach. She started working with Region 18 ESC in 2012 as an ELAR Educational Consultant and is currently serving as Bilingual/ESL/Title III Consultant.
In 2015 Maria earned a Master of Education degree in Teacher Leadership from Lamar University and her Principal Certification in 2017.