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Celina Moreno, J.D.

President & CEO

Celina Moreno, J.D., is the president and CEO of the Intercultural Development Research Association, a national non-profit organization dedicated to … read more

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Dr. Paula Johnson

Senior Education Associate

Dr. Paula Johnson is a senior education associate at IDRA with more than 20 years of experience developing educational programs … read more

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Roy L. Johnson, M.S.

Director of Research and Evaluation

Roy L. Johnson, M.S., is IDRA’s director of research and evaluation, managing the organization’s research and evaluation activities, ranging from … read more

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Chloe Latham Sikes, Ph.D.

Deputy Director of Policy

Chloe Latham Sikes, Ph.D., is IDRA’s deputy director of policy. She brings nearly a decade of experience of working in … read more

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Thomas Marshall III

Policy Communications Strategist

Thomas Marshall III (he/him/his) is a policy communications strategist at IDRA. Through his strengths in Texas education policy, communication, social … read more

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Aurelio M. Montemayor, M.Ed.

Family Engagement Coordinator

Aurelio M. Montemayor, M.Ed., is IDRA’s Family Engagement Coordinator. Currently serving as the professional development team leader for IDRA, he … read more

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Christina Quintanilla-Muñoz, M.Ed.

Research Analyst

Christina Quintanilla-Muñoz, M.Ed., is a research analyst at IDRA, where she formerly served as an executive research and evaluation intern … read more

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Annette Ramos

Business Office Assistant

Annette Ramos was born in Philadelphia and was raised in Camuy, Puerto Rico. She earned a bachelor’s degree in business … read more

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Jocellyn Rivera

Program Assistant

Jocellyn Rivera is an IDRA program assistant. She supported IDRA’s research study to identify characteristics that contribute to the high … read more

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Dr. Sulema Carreón-Sánchez

Senior Education Associate

Sulema Carreón-Sánchez, Ph.D., is an IDRA senior education associate focusing on teacher professional development, particularly in serving English language learners. … read more

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Claribel Tirú

Executive Assistant

Claribel Tirú was born and raised in Humacao, Puerto Rico. A former legal secretary and office manager, Claribel serves as … read more

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