Ms. Tonie Badillo is the Dean of Architecture, Art, Math and Science at the Valle Verde campus. Previous to her current appointment, Ms. Badillo had served as EPCC’s Faculty Liaison for Mission Early College High School and Early College High School Initiatives Coordinator.
She was a full-time and coordinator for Workforce Development, ESL instructor for the Americana Language Programs, and ESOL assistant professor and faculty coordinator at the Mission del Paso Campus.
Born and raised in Mexico City, Tonie Badillo began her undergraduate education at Escuela Nacional de Antropología e Historia but transferred to the University of Texas at El Paso during her sophomore year to earn a Bachelor’s and a Master’s Degree in Linguistics. She is also a certified translator.
In 2007, she received the Award for Dedication to Community College ESL Teaching by the Global Education Association TESOL. She has served on the board of Tierra Madre, an environmentally sound low-income housing community in the region, and is the past president of the Association of Women in the Community College.