Maria Teresa Saco

Instructional Designer

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Maite Saco is currently an instructional designer for the Distance Learning Institute at the Division of Continuing and International Education. Maite holds a masters in curriculum and instruction from the University of Texas at Austin and earned her bachelors in education and history from Emory University in Atlanta, GA. Prior to working at the University of Miami Distance Learning Institute, Maite designed and created learning experiences for K-12 students, adult learners, and company employees with non-profits in Austin, TX and New York City. Her strengths lie in curriculum development, learning theories, educational technology, user experience, and course design.


2018M.A. Curriculum and Instruction, University of Texas at Austin
2013B.A. Education, History, Emory University

Professional Experience

2019 - 2021Lead Outdoor Education Specialist, ​PEAS (Partners for Education, Agriculture and Sustainability)