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Corrales, N. Mex. » The Texico Conference is pleased to announce that it has added four new teachers to its teaching staff for the 2017-2018 academic school year. The Texico Conference takes great pride in what our schools stand for within our communities and is fortunate to have Marybel Orellano, Xylia Capote, Darren Randall, and Juanita Camacho joining our team. 

Each teacher brings with them a wealth of knowledge and experience to our teaching team. We are happy to welcome these new hires for the 2017-2018 academic year!

Marybel Orellano is from the Dallas/Fort Worth area. She taught in several Texas public school districts for 11 years. After serving as a loan counselor and later Associate Financial Aid Director at Southwestern Adventist University, Ms. Orellano felt the Lord’s call to come back to teaching. She accepted the position of head teacher at Lubbock Junior Academy in Lubbock, Texas.

Xylia Capote is a recent graduate from Union College in Lincoln, Nebraska where she received a degree in Elementary Education. Ms. Capote is looking forward to serving as head teacher at Abilene Junior Academy in Abilene, Texas.

Darren Randall is joining the staff at Sandia View Academy in Corrales, New Mexico. He has taught at all levels, from third grade through college, and he most recently taught at Burley Senior High School and Cassia High School in Idaho. Mr. Randall is replacing Yvette Chacón, who taught at Sandia View Academy for over 10 years. This summer, Ms. Chacón accepted a new position and will be teaching the 7th and 8th grade at Sandia View Christian School.

Juanita Camacho has been a teacher for over 20 years. She completed her studies in Special Education in Mexico where she worked with students with disabilities and special education needs. In Tijuana, Baja California, she worked at the State Special Education Department where she oversaw the development of workshops aimed at training teachers, principals, and superintendents in the implementation of new curriculum, and the operation of different Special Education services. 

Since then, Ms. Camacho has taught in several schools in New Mexico and will now serve as Kindergarten through fourth grade teacher at El Paso Junior Academy in El Paso, Texas. Ms. Camacho is a fervent believer in Christian Adventist education and believes in what Jeremiah 29:13 says: “You will seek Me and find Me when you seek Me with all your heart.” She strives to lead her students in the seeking and finding of the Giver of all understanding, our Lord Jesus Christ.

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