Athena M. Trujillo is a New Mexico public school administrator. She has served in this capacity at all building levels for the last ten years.
Athena has served the students of New Mexico for the last twenty years as both a general education and special education teacher/administrator and has served as a Director of Special Education.
She has also spent several years teaching in Texas and holds a lifetime educational license in this state. Athena has also worked for the New Mexico Activities Association and as a rape crisis counselor in Chicago, Illinois.
Athena believes that every child can and has the right to learn. She has a commitment to her students and a passion for education. New Mexico Connections Academy is an exciting new platform to help ALL students access this right.
Athena is married to a fellow educator and coach. She has three sons and six BEAUTIFUL grandchildren.
- M.Ed., Multicultural Special Education and Leadership license, College of Santa Fe
- B.A., Elementary Education and Sociology, Westmar College