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Community Schools Staff

Community Schools Staff 2023-03-19T06:40:42-06:00

Feliz Garcia

Director of Community Schools and Extended Learning Time Bureau


Feliz leads the team with an aspiration to change the lives of our children in the state of New Mexico.

Joseph Lovato

Deputy Director


Julie Brenning

Community Schools Director


Julie Brenning oversees the NMPED community schools grant application and process, ECHO sessions for technical assistance, and support for the community school strategy.

Tyson Ledgerwood

21st Century Director

Phone: 505-670-7204

Tyson Ledgerwood oversees the NMPED 21st CCLC Program and other supplemental Out-of-School Time support as high-leveraged assets within the community school strategy.

Nathan “Nate” Williams

Extended Learning Time Program Director


Nate Williams oversees the NM PED Extended Learning Time Program, including the K-12 Plus Program. While Nate brings a breadth of national experience to his role, he is also a proud graduate of Eastern New Mexico University in Portales. Go Greyhounds!

Caroline Broussard

Business Operations


Jodie Maestas

Program, Budget, and Reimbursement Specialist (Contractor)


Jodie Maestas supports all aspects of the Community Schools Program as well as providing assistance with program, budget and the reimbursement process.

Sabrina Villalba



Sabrina Villalba supports aspects of all Extended Learning Time programs and Community School strategies as well as Out-of-School time programs, budgets and reimbursements.

Trinity Gavaldon

Request for Reimbursement Specialist (Contractor)


Trinity works closely with ESSER and 21st Century.

Randy Dominguez

Multi-Program Coordinator (Contractor)


Randy supports Extended Learning Time Programs, ESSER III Out-of-School-Time Program, Tribal and Rural Community Based Extended Learning Programs, as well as Budgets and Reimbursements.

Antonio Andazola

Budget and Reimbursement Lead (Contractor)


Antonio is an experienced School Business Official and Budget Manager. Driven by his passion to see New Mexico students succeed he takes pride in providing the best service to our schools in New Mexico. He has 10 years of experience working in education and is a graduate of Western New Mexico University. Go Mustangs!

Christina Weeks

Community School Technical Assistance (Contractor)

Page last updated March 19, 2023