Maria Losee is a private consultant who specializes in creating and leading professional learning communities, embedded instructional coaching, leadership coaching, and large and small group staff development.
She began her teaching career in Anchorage, Alaska where she taught grades K-6 for over twenty years. Ms. Losee also filled the role as a district level instructional coach for grades K-12 the last five years of her career in Alaska before becoming a literacy coach in California.
Ms. Losee now consults on a national level. Her work in schools is multi-layered. She works on a district level providing staff development to grow content knowledge in the areas of literacy, science, social studies and math for all the members of the system, including teachers, coaches, and administrators.
Maria also works with school leadership teams to help analyze needs and plan and deliver effective staff development. Her most current work also includes designing and writing literacy curriculum aligned with the Common Core State Standards.