Delia Pompa

Delia Pompa is senior vice president for programs at the National Council of La Raza. Throughout her career, Pompa has focused on creating new responses to the needs of Hispanic families and children within leading local, state, and federal agencies and national and international organizations. As an educator, Pompa has been especially instrumental in helping academic institutions understand and respond to the needs of underserved children and their teachers. She is the former director of the Office of Bilingual Education and Minority Languages Affairs in the U.S. Department of Education and the former executive director of the National Association for Bilingual Education.