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Teresa Leyba Ruiz, Ed.D.

Dr. Teresa Leyba Ruiz has served students, faculty, staff, and the community as an educator in Arizona for 33 years. She recently retired as the President of Glendale Community College in the Maricopa County Community College District. Her commitment to making a difference in the lives of inner-city students from diverse cultures began as a […]


Teena Olszewski

Teena Olszewski is Vice President and Chief of Staff at Education Forward Arizona. The span of her career includes the start-up, effective delivery, and evolution of programs and initiatives in government, education, and nonprofit environments. Olszewski served as the Executive Director of Arizona GEAR UP at Northern Arizona University (NAU) from 2002 to 2020...