Profile: Jacqueline Gonzalez
Dr. Bocachica González is an experienced educational administrator whose career spans 30 plus years and includes extensive experience and roles within New York City public schools. She began her career in education as a middle school algebra teacher, later a district staff developer for Bilingual/ESL programs, and served as a middle school assistant principal and principal in both urban and suburban New York communities. Dr, Bocachica González also held the position of Network Leader, overseeing instructional and operational activities in 15 elementary schools in the Bronx, New York.
Dr, Bocachica González’ expertise has been highlighted and recognized by the National Council of Puerto Rican Women, and she has shared her work with principals and superintendents in Puerto Rico in various forums. Most recently, before joining Fordham University in 2016, Dr. Bocachica González was the Executive Director for the NYCDOE Office of School Quality. Her teaching areas and research interests include instructional leadership, strategic planning and communication for educational leaders, school building leadership preparation and the role of principals in school improvement and overall school quality.