Deputy Commissioner, New York State Education Department
New York City, New York
Angelica Infante-Green, deputy commissioner, New York State Education Department. Angelica Infante-Green is making a difference in the critical areas of special education and bilingual education for students all across the state. And as a parent, she helped create the nation’s first dual language program for children with autism after being frustrated with the barriers she faced in finding the education she wanted for her son. She started her career as a teacher in New York City, and she is currently part of the first class of Future Chiefs with the Chiefs for Change organization.