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Language and Culture Bureau Staff

///Language and Culture Bureau Staff
Language and Culture Bureau Staff 2018-02-15T13:06:21+00:00
Name Phone Email Title Duties
Valtierrez, Mayra (505) 827-4270 mayra.valtierrez@state.nm.us Director

  • Federal Reporting of English Learners and Title III Subgrant
  • State Reporting and Policy for Languages
  • Culturally and Linguistically Responsive Instruction
  • State Seal of Bilingualism and Biliteracy on the Diploma of Excellence
  • WIDA English Language Development and Spanish Language Development State Lead
  • World Language Instruction
  • Indian Education Liaison
  • Alternate Responsible Office for J1-Visa Exchange Visitor Program

Laine, Kirsi (505) 827-6505 kirsi.laine@state.nm.us English Learner Specialist

  • Identification of Potential English Learners
  • Serving English Learners in Effective English Learner Programs
  • Monitoring Reclassified Fluent English Proficient Students
  • W-APT, WIDA Screener, ACCESS for ELLs 2.0, and Alternate ACCESS, Assessment and Accountability Bureau Liaison
  • Testing in English Waiver Questions
  • Assessment and Accommodations for English Learners
  • English Learners with Disabilities
  • WIDA Professional Development Opportunities
  • English Learner Data Reporting and Desktop Monitoring
  • English Learner Programs Focused Monitoring and Technical Assistance Visits

Sanchez, Gina (505) 827-6594 gina.sanchez@state.nm.us Title III/Fiscal Specialist

  • Title III English Language Acquisition
  • Title III Consortiums
  • Title III Immigrant Subgrant
  • Title III Fiscal Support and Requests for Reimbursement
  • Title III Subgrant Focused Monitoring and Technical Assistance Visits
  • Bureau Fiscal Support
  • General Questions

Vacant Bilingual Multicultural Education Specialist

  • Applications for State-funded Bilingual Multicultural Education Program
  • Serving Students in Effective Bilingual Multicultural Education Programs
  • Bilingual Multicultural Education Program Language Assessments, Assessment and Accountability Bureau Liaison
  • Bilingual Multicultural Education Program Professional Development Opportunities
  • Bilingual Multicultural Education Program Data Reporting and Desktop Monitoring
  • Bilingual Multicultural Education Program Focused Monitoring and Technical Assistance Visits
  • Annual Reporting of State-funded Bilingual Multicultural Education Programs

Page last updated February 15, 2018