Who We Are


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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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


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