Chair, Percy E. Sutton SEEK Dept.
Ph.D. - New Mexico State University (2003)
MA - Queens College (1992)
BA - Inter-American University of Puerto Rico
Dr. Velázquez-Torres has an extensive background in TESOL, developmental education, multicultural education, curriculum design, bilingualism and learning technologies. She has occupied faculty and administrative positions at several institutions in New York, New Jersey and Puerto Rico. She has also written and managed numerous federal grants and has used her grant writing experience and background in learning technologies to develop projects that benefit underserved and underprivileged groups. Moreover, she has received several awards and recognition for her commitment to innovative teaching and serving.