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Margarita Landeros, Ed.D.

Title: Assistant Professor
 School and College Counseling, Graduate Education
Email: mlanderos@csudh.edu
(310) 243-3524

Contact Preference: Any

Areas of Expertise

College Access for Underrepresented Students, School Counseling, College Counseling, Charter School Education, Family Engagement

Professional Background

Prior to becoming an Assistant Professor, Dr. Landeros served as a Counselor Support Specialist at Green Dot Public Schools (GDPS) for three years where she coached and supported school counselors, developed and facilitated professional development, and focused on bolstering school counselor effectiveness. Simultaneously, Dr. Landeros was also a part-time instructor for the UCLA Extension College Counseling Certificate program. Dr. Landeros has also served as a counselor for six years at Camino Nuevo High School No. 2 where she was also part of the school administration team, and was lead counselor and manager of the counseling team. Dr. Landeros also served as Program Coordinator for Upward Bound with the TELACU Education Foundation, and an Educational Advisor at Rio Hondo College.

Dr. Landeros is actively involved in different communities including being the President of the UC Berkeley Chicanx Latinx Alumni Association (CLAA), an Assembly Delegate for the Western Association for College Admission Counseling (WACAC), a Co-Chair for the Greater Los Angeles National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC) College Fair, and an Annual Meeting reviewer and session chair for the American Educational Research Association (AERA).


Ed.D., Educational Leadership, Administration and Policy, Pepperdine University

M.Ed., School Counseling, & Pupil and Personnel Services Credential, University of Southern California

Risk & Prevention Program Coursework, Harvard Graduate School of Education

B.A., Psychology and Sociology and a Minor in Education, University of California, Berkeley


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