OUR GREATEST ASSET IS OUR PEOPLE
We are proud of our dedicated team members who come to work each day passionate about helping children, teachers, and schools succeed.
Chief Education Officer
Founder, Author of Framework and PD Expert
Robin Gonzales is the founder and President of Zia Learning. With over 15 years of experience in public education, she is proud to have served as a classroom teacher, school-level director, and district-level official for Chicago Public Schools.
Her work centers around using blended and personalized learning and 21st Century Tools to address the diverse needs of today’s learners. Her work has been featured in major publications, including eSchool News, the Chicago Tribune, Fortune Magazine, and Ed Reformer.
As the Director of Online Learning for the 3rd largest school district in the United States, Robin Gonzales developed one of the largest online and blended learning programs in the nation. In this capacity she grew the Chicago Public Schools online and blended school program from 500 students to over 5,000 and increased pass rates from 38% to over 80% through the development and implementation of a teacher professional development and student skills program. That program is now in use in schools across the nation.
Director of Operations and Project Management
Lead Educational Game Developer
Education Consultant/Equity advisor
Vice President of K-12 Education and Media
Director of Curriculum and Professional Learning
Director of Online Implementations and Support
Director of K-8 Education Programs
Lead K-2 PD Implementation and Support Specialist
Deputy Director of Implementation
In addition, Zia works with an amazing team of over 20 consultants and developers to provide innovative solutions and services to our clients.