As an educator driven by equity, Eliza Gordon believes in fighting to break predictable patterns by race in achievement, access, and opportunity.
A native of Washington, D.C., Eliza moved to Austin, Texas to pursue a career in bilingual education. She served as a bilingual teacher and administrator for 12 years in Austin ISD and Round Rock ISD, most recently as the principal of Wells Branch Elementary Arts Integration Academy.
Eliza received her bachelor’s degree in romance languages and literature from Wesleyan University in Connecticut and earned a master’s degree from The University of Texas at Austin in educational administration in 2016. She is pursuing her doctorate from the University of Texas at Austin’s Cooperative Superintendency Program.
In her spare time, Eliza enjoys being active and spending time outside. She is an avid baker and loves trying new recipes to share with friends and family.