Elizabeth A. Castro is a 27-year professional career educator with experience in primary & secondary education; she also is an experienced freelance translator. As a Program Analyst at the Department of Defense Education Activity, Elizabeth manages and evaluates DoDEA curriculum and instruction programs, systems and policies, advising on potential improvements. She also researches, compiles, and analyzes complex data to identify trends in the sector and report on program performance.
After earning a bachelor’s degree in Interdisciplinary Studies with an emphasis on Bilingual, English as a Second Language (ESL), and Mathematics, she completed a Master of Science in Educational Management from the University of Houston-Clear Lake. She holds Bilingual, ESL, Mathematics, Elementary Education, and Educational Management and Leadership certifications.
Outside of her work at the DoDEA, Elizabeth is an active volunteer in her community. She serves on the National Board of Directors for PFLAG (Parents, Families, and Friends of Lesbians and Gays). She is on the Literacy Advisory Council with United Through Reading. Elizabeth is an ambassador for the Giving Tuesday Military chapter in Northern Virginia and the DC area and is an annual ambassador for Military Marriage Day. She also volunteers as VP of Operations for the South County High School Band Boosters. Elizabeth was recognized for her contributions and dedication to her military community as the 2020-21 Armed Forces Insurance Marine Corps Base, Camp Courtney Military Spouse of the Year.
Living in Northern Virginia, Elizabeth and her husband, a MGySgt. in the US Marine Corps stationed at The Pentagon, have been happily married for over two decades and have raised two sons.
International Society of Female Professionals Member Elizabeth A. Castro can be found on the Association Directory. She is looking forward to networking with you.