Carleton H. Brown, Ph.D., assistant professor of school counseling, is a licensed school and associate counselor and secondary educator who has used his talents to promote community advocacy in education. He decided to work at UTEP in part because of its students’ readiness and willingness to learn.
Rick Myer, Ph.D., recently returned from an international security conference in Bogota, Colombia, where he discussed safety and health in the workplace. Organizers asked him to participate in the Oct. 20-26, 2015, conference because of his expertise in crisis management.
The University of Texas at El Paso’s College of Education salutes alumna Karla Gandarilla for her selection as the Region 19 2015 Elementary Teacher of the Year. The native of Chihuahua, Mexico, earned her bachelor’s in Bilingual Education, EC-6, from UTEP in 2011 and has worked for the Ysleta Independent School District ever since.
Julia C. Duncheon, Ph.D., assistant professor of educational leadership, brought her skills to UTEP because its educational programs emphasize equity and social justice. The native of San Mateo, California, sees the region as a great place to continue her far-reaching research into access and readiness for first-generation college students and underserved student populations.
Nicole Louie, Ph.D., assistant professor of STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) education, believes education energizes personal and community advancement. She relishes the chance to join UTEP students on their journey of discovery where everyone contributes to the education process. Her goal is to draw out the strengths from each student.
Stephen Kotok, Ph.D., assistant professor of educational leadership, was drawn to UTEP because its policies of access and commitment to educational equity paralleled his own belief in expanding educational opportunities for historically under-served populations.