Department of Curriculum and Instruction
Associate Professor Blanca Araujo (firstname.lastname@example.org) will serve as the Director of the OTCP and will be responsible for all matters related to teacher preparation in C & I. She will join and work collaboratively with the Executive Council leadership team of the college.
Since 2014, Associate Professor Blanca Araujo has served as Director of Elementary Education in the C & I Department where she has engaged in overseeing student teaching, block course scheduling and the advisement of teaching candidates pursuing a teaching license. In her new leadership capacity, she will serve as the lead for the ongoing alignment of OTCP and CAEP program standards and will provide leadership to a broadened range of responsibilities pertaining to teacher preparation. Having completed her graduate training at NMSU, Blanca was tenured at UTEP before returning to the C & I Department as a proud and accomplished alumna. Her training specializations and research interests include critical pedagogy and bilingual education. Across the borderlands, Blanca’s leadership and commitment to the teacher preparation is unparalleled.
Office Phone: (575) 646-1282
Department Phone: (575) 646-1651
Fax: (575) 646-5436
P.O. Box 30001
Las Cruces, NM 88003-8001