Instructional Programs
Dr. Lydia Tena/Northwest Campus Administrator

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 Welcome

The Northwest Campus of El Paso Community College is growing to meet the educational needs of the community.

Dr. Lydia Tena

We offer specialized programs, occupational degree programs and university transfer programs. Our programs are designed so our students and graduates develop advanced skills to help them obtain gainful employment, advance in their careers, earn promotions and move on to better jobs based on the skills they learn at the Northwest Campus or transfer to a University.


At the Northwest Campus, our mission is to make sure you succeed as a student. We are small enough to care about each of our students as individuals providing a family atmosphere of caring. We are growing - come grow with us and let us serve your educational needs!



For additional information, please feel free to contact:

 

Dr. Tena
Tel: (915) 831-8818
Email: lpere121@epcc.edu


 Vitae

Dr. Lydia Tena has served as a member of the administrative staff at El Paso Community College (EPCC) since 1990 in numerous positions at the division and campus levels. She currently serves as Campus Dean and Dean of Instructional Programs for the Northwest Campus where she is responsible for all credit programs offered at the campus as well as campus facilities issues. She is also serving as the Achieving the Dream (AtD) Coordinator for EPCC where she oversees all activities in this initiative and is involved in deliberations and major decisions as a member of the AtD Core Team, the Developmental Education Council and the ESL Council. She is also presently serving as the Interim Dean for Nursing. She has also served as a tenured faculty member in the Information Processing discipline and is currently serving as an adjunct professor in the Education Discipline at EPCC.

Locally, Dr. Tena has served as a member of the Chamber of Commerce Workforce and Education Committee, the Chamber of Commerce Education Committee, serves on the Board for the El Paso Habitat for Humanity, has participated in the Texas College Now Program, a member of the Community Scholars Board, a member of the Canutillo Collaborative with the University of Texas at El Paso and participated in Leadership El Paso in 2004-2005.

 

At the state level, Dr. Tena has served on the Leadership Committee for the Workforce Education Course Manual (WECM), the Texas Leadership Alliance (TLA), the Texas State Leadership Consortium for Curriculum Development (TSLCCD), as a board member of the Texas Association of College Technical Educators (TACTE), reader for the Carl Perkins Discretionary Grants, an evaluator on several Site Evaluation Teams with the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB), participated in the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board Senior Fellows Program in 2003 and received the State Leadership Award from the Texas Association of Community Colleges in 2006.

At the national level, Dr. Tena has served on the board for the National Council for Workforce Education (NCWE) where she served as President for 2006-07, the advisory board for the National Research Center for Career and Technical Education, has participated in the Professional Administrators Development Institute in 1992, the National Community College Chair's Institute in 1993-94, and the American Council on Education (ACE) Fellows Program in 2005-06, and serves on the ACE Council of Fellows Executive Board.

 

Dr. Tena’s formal education includes the awarding of a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration (1976) and a master’s degree in Business Administration (1986) from the University of Texas at El Paso.  She has also obtained a Doctor of Education in Educational Administration degree (1998) from New Mexico State University.


 Division Office

Elvia Guzman-Jarnagin

Administrative Associate

Tel: (915) 831-8859
E-mail: guzma15@epcc.edu

Marisela Hernandez
Administrative Office Assistant
Tel: (915) 831-8908
E-mail: hern997@epcc.edu

Physical Address:
6701 South Desert Blvd.
El Paso, TX 79932


 Documents

IMS Flyer Info.pdf
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microsoftOffice2010flyer.pdf
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TRC brochure-updated 20100809.pdf
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ATE Conference College Readiness Presentation 102512.pdf
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Appendix A_Instr Withdrawal LT.pdf
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Appendix B_Studnt Reinstatement LT.pdf
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Appendix C.1_Perms2B_Absent LT.pdf
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Appendix C_Leave_Rpt LT.pdf
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Appendix F_FieldTrip_StudtTravl LT.pdf
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Appendix G_Course_Syllabus LT.pdf
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Appendix H_Banner_Grade_Input LT.pdf
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Appendix I_PT_Office_Utilization LT.pdf
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Appendix K_Acadmc_Dishonesty LT.pdf
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Appendix J_NWCampus_Maps LT.pdf
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NW CAMPUS AND ECHS PRESENTATION 051613.pdf
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Appendix G.1_SyllabusCoverSheet Tena.pdf
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_Faculty Handbook Fall 2014.pdf
_Faculty Handbook Fall 2014Use SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Appendix E_Division Meeting Fall 2014.pdf
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Appendix D_Fall_FinalExam_Fall2014.pdf
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Appendix L_Faculty Info_Office Hours Card.pdf
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NW DEPT DIRECTORY Fall 2014.pdf
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NW_CAMPUS_PRESENTATION_040611.pdf
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 Presentations

ATE 2012 ConferenceATE 2012 Conference
North Carolina March 06, 2011North Carolina March 06, 2011
NWC ACC Visit April 19, 2011NWC ACC Visit April 19, 2011
NWC PresentationNWC Welcomes NMSU