Carmen Martínez, M.S.
Alliance Liaison
cmartinez@air.org

New Mexico Achievement Gap Research Alliance

Core Alliance Members

Dr. Jim Abreu, Executive Director
Northeast Regional Education Cooperative #4/New Mexico Highlands University,
Las Vegas

Stephen Aguirre, Executive Director
High Plains Regional Education Cooperative #3, Raton

Dr. Guy Archambeau, Consultant
Native Solutions in Education, Albuquerque

Jim Barentine, Director of Southern Services
Cooperative Educational Services, Albuquerque

Rocío Benedicto, Mathematics Education Specialist
Mathematically Connected Communities (MC2), New Mexico State University, Las Cruces

Cristina Benitez De Luna, Dean of Students
Albuquerque Public Schools, Albuquerque

David R. Briseño, Executive Director
New Mexico Association for Bilingual Education, Clovis

Dr. Susan Brown, Director, Scientifically Connected Communities
New Mexico State University, Las Cruces

Dr. Wanda Bulger-Tamez, Project Director, Mathematically Connected Communities
New Mexico State University, Las Cruces

De Alva Calabaza, Interim Assistant Secretary for Indian Education
New Mexico Public Education Department, Santa Fe

David Chavez, Executive Director
Cooperative Educational Services, Albuquerque

Michael Chavez, Director of Bilingual Education / Adjunct Instructor of TESOL
Deming Public Schools / Eastern New Mexico University, Deming

*Dr. Anya Dozier Enos, Curriculum/Professional Development Director
Santa Fe Indian School, Santa Fe

Theresa Garcia, Grade 5 Teacher
Las Cruces Public Schools, Las Cruces

Rachel S. Gudgel, Director
New Mexico Legislative Education Study Committee, Santa Fe

 

Dr. Patricia Jiménez-Latham, Director
Center for the Education and Study of Diverse Populations at New Mexico Highlands University, Rio Rancho

Gaye Leia King, Supervisory Education Specialist
Bureau of Indian Education, Albuquerque

Heidi Macdonald, Senior Research Analyst
New Mexico Legislative Education Study Committee, Santa Fe

Dr. Matthew J. Martinez, Director, Northern Pueblos Institute/Assistant Professor, Pueblo Indian Studies
Northern New Mexico College, Española

Ron K. Martinez, Director, N.E. Region, Engaging Latino Communities for Education (ENLACE)
Center for the Education and Study of Diverse Populations at New Mexico Highlands University, Española

Christina McCorquodale, Research Analyst
New Mexico Legislative Education Study Committee, Santa Fe

Dr. Icela Pelayo, State Director, Bilingual Multicultural Education Bureau
New Mexico Public Education Department, Santa Fe

Dr. Juan Portley, Transition Specialist
Northeast Regional Education Cooperative #4, Santa Fe

Mary Reeve, Special Education Director
Ruidoso Municipal Schools, Ruidoso

David Rogers, Executive Director
Dual Language Education of New Mexico, Albuquerque

Marit C. Rogne, Fiscal Analyst
New Mexico Legislative Education Study Committee, Santa Fe

Adrian I. Sandoval, Professional Development Coordinator
Dual Language Education of New Mexico, Albuquerque

Karen Trujillo, Director of K–12 Outreach
New Mexico State University, Las Cruces

Lynn Vásquez, End of Course Exams
New Mexico Public Education Department, Santa Fe

Gloria Yepa, Special Education Specialist
Bureau of Indian Education, Albuquerque

*REL Southwest Governing Board member