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Juliette Romero Benavidez

Juliette Romero Benavidez (NM '98)

Assistant Superintendent, Curriculum, Instruction and Accountability

Los Lunas Schools
Los Lunas, NM

At the time of the Award, Juliette Romero Benavidez was:

Principal
Manzano Vista Middle School
Tome, NM

Subject(s) taught: Bilingual Education


Biographical Information

Juliette Romero Benavidez is principal of the Henry T. Jaramillo Community School in Belen. Previously, Benavidez was a bilingual resource teacher for fifth and sixth graders at the New Blue Intermediate School and a bilingual education teacher at Ann Parish Elementary and Desert View Intermediate Schools. By implementing the Spalding "whole language" method, Benavidez improved the language skills of the region's many immigrant students-some by as many as two grade levels. She also employs a dual-language model, teaching half the day in English and the other half in Spanish. An active school and district leader, Benavidez has chaired numerous educational committees.



Additional Information

Degrees/Certifications

1992 New Mexico State University, B.A.


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