NM PED Specialist (ex-officio)

Originally from Texas, Jenifer Hooten is the Math and Science Bureau Mathematics Specialist. Prior to joining NMPED in February 2020, Jenifer was the Mathematics Coordinator for Santa Fe Public Schools. She has 14 years of teaching experience, from grade 6 through College Algebra. She taught at Capital High School and the Academy for Technology and the Classics locally, and left the classroom in 2018 to further support high quality mathematics education for New Mexico students. Jenifer graduated from Texas Tech University with a B.S. in Mathematics and has a Masters degree in Public Health, with an emphasis on Biostatistics and Epidemiology. She and her husband have two daughters and enjoy a variety of outdoors activities.

Jenifer Hooten, NM PED Math Specialist.