College of Education students have the opportunity to engage with distinguished and diverse faculty who are invested in their student’s success. Our faculty are held to the standard of excellence in research, teaching and service and hold their students to the same standard. They encourage discovery and creative activity to continuously engage and inspire achievement. Our faculty have received numerous local and national awards for outstanding research and contributions to their field of practice. They are frequently selected for recognition as experts in their fields by their colleagues as well as national professional associations.
The College of Education is home to 2 Endowed Chairs and 1 Endowed Professorship. Learn about our faculty and their area of expertise and research by visiting our Faculty Directory. See also our New Faculty profiles!
Feel confident that our faculty, staff and administration will mentor and support you until you achieve your academic goals.
Dr. Judith Flores-Carmona, 2018 Recipient of Donald C. Roush Excellence in Teaching Award
Dr. Flores-Carmona, Assistant Professor in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction and in the Honors College, was honored at New Mexico State University’s spring 2018 convocation ceremony as a recipient of the Donald C. Roush Award in recognition of their teaching excellence. The award is named for former NMSU Executive Vice President Roush in recognition of his 34 years of teaching improvement in New Mexico.
Regents Professor, Dr. Eve Adams is the recipient of Grant from U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration
Dr. Eve Adams, a professor in New Mexico State University’s College of Education, was recognized at New Mexico State University’s spring 2018 convocation ceremony for being the recipient of a Regents Professorship. This is a lifetime honor and the most prestigious award a faculty member at NMSU can receive. Dr. Adams received a $900,000 grant from the U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration that will help increase and improve behavioral health services in medically under served communities.
AERA Recognizes Early Childhood Education Faculty
Dr. Michelle Salazar Pérez is Associate Professor of Early Childhood Education. has one of the Most Read Education Research Articles of 2017. “These articles exemplify the high quality of scholarship being published by American Educational Research Association (AERA) and being produced in the field of education research,” said AERA Executive Director Felice J. Levine. “They also demonstrate how rigorously produced research improves our understanding of pressing education issues and helps inform evidence-based practices and policies that best benefit students, educators, and the public.”
Recipient of Donald C. Roush Excellence in Teaching Award
Dr. Henrietta Williams Pichon, Assistant Professor in Educational Leadership and Administration, honored with the Donald C. Roush Excellence in Teaching Award. The accolade is named after Roush, a former NMSU executive vice president, in recognition of his 35 years of teaching improvement in New Mexico.