Board Member

Assistant Superintendent of Equity, Instruction and Support
Dr. Madelyn P. Serna Marmol

Assistant Superintendent of Equity, Instruction and Support

Madelyn Serna Mármol is the Assistant Superintendent of Equity, Instruction and Support for the Albuquerque Public Schools. She attended public schools in Taos with the exception of fourth grade where she attended three schools with her mother, a Ford Foundation Fellow who was developing the first bilingual education programs in the nation. She lived in Miami Beach, Florida; San Antonio, Texas; and Albuquerque where she attended Emerson Elementary School.

Dr. Serna Mármol was the Senior Program Evaluator at the State of New Mexico Legislative Finance Committee where she was the lead of several evaluations on K-12 education, higher education, and health issues in New Mexico. She served as a vice-principal, principal, special education director, and acting-superintendent for the Taos Municipal Schools. Dr. Serna Mármol was also an adjunct professor at the University of New Mexico Taos and served as the coordinator and clinical supervisor for the student-teacher preparation program. She is a former teacher in New Mexico at the elementary, middle and high school levels and overseas at the U.S. Embassy sanctioned Carol Morgan School of Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.

She has a Doctorate in Education from the University of New Mexico, M.A. in International Education from Framingham State College, M.A. in Political Science from the George Washington University, and B.A. from the University of Notre Dame in Political Science and Spanish. Her professional experiences include working as the Deputy Director of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, Institute, field representative for the Department of Justice working in Central America and the Caribbean, and the Senior Duty Officer of the White House Situation Room.