Who We Are

IDRA Team

Celina Moreno, J.D.

President & CEO

Celina Moreno, J.D., is the president and CEO of the Intercultural Development Research Association in San Antonio, an independent non-profit … read more

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Staff

Roy L. Johnson, M.A.

Director of Research, Evaluation and Support

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

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Aurelio M. Montemayor, M.Ed.

Senior Education Associate

Aurelio M. Montemayor, M.Ed., is an IDRA senior education associate and lead trainer. Currently serving as the professional development team … read more

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Dr. Felix M. Montes

Education Associate

Felix Montes, Ph.D., an IDRA research associate, has more than 25 years of experience in both evaluation and research. He … read more

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Jocellyn Rivera

Administrative Assistant

Jocellyn Rivera is an IDRA administrative 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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Silvia Valencia

Administrative Assistant

Silvia Valencia was born and raised in El Salvador. She earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration and an MBA … read more

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Dr. Bricio Vasquez

Education Data Scientist

Bricio Vasquez, Ph.D., is IDRA’s education data scientist. Using a variety of methods, such as data mining, statistical analyses, and … read more

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Michelle Martínez Vega

Technology Coordinator

Michelle Martínez Vega is IDRA’s technology coordinator with more than 18 years of experience in designing, developing and administering professional … read more

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José A. Velázquez, M.Ed.

Education Associate

José A. Velázquez, M.Ed., is an education associate at IDRA with over 30 years of experience as a PK-12 bilingual/ESL … read more

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