Mrs. Maria Cordero is Principal of Central Bronx Campus of New Covenant Christian School and has been a key member of the New Covenant School Division for over fourteen years. The Central Bronx site is a bilingual and multi-cultural campus that demanded the unique skill set that Mrs. Cordero offers. Under her leadership the campus has grown to be one the major success story in urban parochial education. With strong academic standards, and a disciplined environment enrollment remains optimum and overall academic performance exceeds expectation given the bilingual challenges of the neighborhood. She is a graduate of Mercy College, Dobbs Ferry, New York with a Masters Degree in Elementary Education, with Permanent Licensure as a School Administrator by the New York State Department of Education.