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Language and Culture Division Staff

///Language and Culture Division Staff
Language and Culture Division Staff 2020-12-18T19:19:12-07:00
NamePhoneEmailTitleDuties
Valtierrez, Mayra(505) 827-6667Mayra.Valtierrez@state.nm.usDirectorLanguage and Culture Policy;
Indian Education Division Liaison;
Hispanic Education Advisory Liaison;
State Bilingual Advisory Liaison
Laine, Kirsi(505) 827-6505Kirsi.Laine@state.nm.usDeputy DirectorLCD operations; WIDA contact; identifying and serving English learners with disabilities
El-Atwani, Kadriye PhD(505) 827-4270Kadriye.El-Atwani@state.nm.usEquity SpecialistCulturally and Linguistically Responsive Instruction;
State Seal of Bilingualism-Biliteracy;
World Language Instruction
Jimenez, Leah(505) 827-6594Leah.Jimenez@state.nm.usProgram Management SpecialistGeneral Inquiries;
Fiscal Lead;
Title III Request for Reimbursement;
Data Management and Analysis;
Desktop Publishing
Hernandez, MelissaMelissa.Hernandez2@state.nm.usTitle III SpecialistTitle III supplemental funding including local plans, preapprovals and amendments
Block, CatalinaCatalina.Block@state.nm.usBusiness Operations SpecialistClerical and administrative support
VacantBMEP SpecialistImplementing effective Bilingual Multicultural Education Programs (BMEPs); technical assistance to districts and schools
VacantHispanic Education SpecialistImplementing the Hispanic Education Act
VacantEnglish Learner SpecialistIdentifying, serving, and monitoring English Learners(ELs); technical assistance to EL Programs
Page last updated December 18, 2020