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Dr. Corinne Valadez Selected as One of Top 14 Hispanic Professors in Texas

April 08, 2013

Corinne Valdez

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – Dr. Corinne Valadez, Associate Professor in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi, was named one of “14 Hispanic Professors Making a Huge Difference in Texas” by Online Schools Texas.

Dr. Valadez recently received a Texas A&M University System Student Recognition Award for Teaching Excellence. She was also chosen to be recognized by Online Schools Texas because of her expertise in the field of education, and her Hispanic heritage.

Prior to becoming a faculty member at Texas A&M-Corpus Christi, Valadez received her Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies in 1993 and Master of Curriculum and Instruction in 1995 at the University. She received her doctorate in 2006 from Texas A&M University-College Station.

After receiving her degrees, Valadez taught for nine years in elementary school grades first through fourth. Currently, Valadez teaches doctoral, graduate and undergraduate courses in children's literature, multicultural literacy, and fundamentals of reading instruction for both elementary and secondary levels.

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