Norma joined WCET in August 2020 and brings more than 20 years of higher education experience to the Every Learner Everywhere initiative. Prior to joining our organization, Norma was in the private sector as a consultant and led the development of a new distance learning product line at a science education supply company. She came to Colorado to join the Colorado Community College System as Associate Dean of Science for CCCOnline. As a tenured professor at Sinclair Community College, she was the PI for the Dayton Urban STEM Academy, Biomedical Sciences Affiliate Director for Project Lead the Way-Ohio and developed online biology courses. She earned her BS and MS from University of Texas at El Paso and conducted research at University of Toronto. In her spare time, she hikes the Rocky Mountains and volunteers with the Denver Area Boy Scout Council.