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Aisha Ortega

Program Manager

Program Coordinator


Aisha Ortega brings over twelve years of experience working with students in various capacities. Participating in the New York City Teaching Fellows program, she became a special education teacher; teaching for four years in the South Bronx. Additionally, she has worked as a middle school study skills and critical reading instructor at the University of California, Berkeley and as a program site coordinator for a non-profit and public school grant collaboration. In March 2012, Aisha joined USF's School of Education staff and currently works as the Program & Fieldwork Manager for the Special Education MA/Education Specialist Mild Moderate Credential Program. She also teaches a first-year seminar to beginning teachers.


  • M.S., Urban Education, Mercy College
  • M.A., Speech and Interpersonal Communication, NYU
  • B.S., Human Development, UC Davis