Alejandra Pinto Rice, Senior Associate
Alejandra Rice is a senior associate at Insight Education Group. She works on a variety of projects that support educator effectiveness, educator evaluation, professional development, training, and adult learning systems.
Alejandra has worked in public education for 16 years. She began her career as a classroom teacher where she led the research and implementation of one of the first 90/10 dual language programs in Texas.
Most recently, she served as project director at the National Institute for Excellence in Teaching (NIET). In this role, Alejandra oversaw the implementation and development of a large-scale federal grant that supported both teacher and student growth using the Teacher Advancement Program (TAP). During her time with NIET, she also served as a senior program specialist and supported districts, administrators, teacher leaders, and teachers in more than 20 states and numerous districts.
She has provided numerous trainings and presentations focused on topics such as cognitive coaching, mentoring, authentic assessment, teacher observation and evaluation, and student engagement impacting classrooms each and every day. In addition, Alejandra has provided coaching and support to building- and district-level administrators.
Alejandra is an advocate for student and teacher achievement. She believes that every child wants to learn, and views herself as a lifelong learner.
She holds a master's in education administration from Lamar University, a master's in education in curriculum and instruction from Texas A&M University, and a bachelor's degree in English from Texas A&M University. In addition, she holds a principal certificate and a teacher certificate in Bilingual EC-4 in Texas.