Maricris is the AT Supervisor at the New York City Department of Education. Maricris works closely with district administrators, educational coaches and lead teachers in establishing best practices on the implementation of AT for education. She enjoys working directly with students and teachers to empower them with technology that breaks the barriers of disability. Supporting and sharing about Accessible Educational Materials and Universal Design for Learning initiatives is a core passion. She is RESNA Certified, has been a licensed pediatric physical therapist for 20 years and has worked in the field of Assistive Technology for 15 years. Maricris has also provided various professional development on Assistive Technology to various school districts, and organizations as well as Beyond Access Forum and past NYC Tech Summit 2019.