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Aisha Ortega

Program & Fieldwork 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