Meet The Team
SMC: ASBN 211
Araceli Martinez Ortiz, Ph.D., is executive director of the LBJ Institute for STEM Education and Research and research associate professor of engineering education in the College of Education at Texas State University. She teaches and conducts research with teachers and students in engineering education as a learning context and instructional strategy. She works with traditionally underserved populations to understand challenges and solutions for improving motivation and academic readiness for students’ college and career success.
Angie Behnke will serve as the program coordinator for the FAMA grant. She has more than 10 years experience in developing and providing operational and logistical support for both community outreach and STEM after-school programming and interventions.
Bilingual Curriculum Assistants