Dr. Stacey Duncan, Director of Educators Rising NM

Stacey Duncan has over 15 years of experience teaching and learning with students across the Southwestern borderlands, including NMSU, UTEP and the Doña Ana Community College. She earned her PhD in Education from NMSU and is passionate about language, literacy, culture, and communication. In support of the extreme need for bilingual educators in NM, as director of the state office for Educators Rising NM she created bilingual chapter opportunities for students and teachers, including the opportunity for students to compete in bilingual events at the 2020 Educators Rising NM state conference.

Dr. Rachel Boren, Director of the SOAR Evaluation and Policy Center

Rachel Boren earned her Ph.D. in Educational Research, Statistics, and Evaluation from the University of Virginia, where she was trained in program evaluation and research methods in education and the social sciences. She has a diverse portfolio of training and experience with program evaluation and research in education and healthcare, most recently as an evaluator for the Provost’s Office at the University of Texas at El Paso and the Director of Evaluation for a 70 million-dollar National Institutes of Health funded center based at the University of Washington. She has experience assessing student learning and other outcomes for K-12 and higher education populations, including both two and four year college environments all over the country, and ensuring programs have strong evaluation plans and the necessary data for evidence based decision-making.


Contact Us!

MSC 3AC, Box 30001
New Mexico State University
Las Cruces, NM 88003-8001

Dr. Stacey Duncan
(575) 646-1555

Dr. Rachel Boren
(575) 646-6477