Tracey Mendoza serves as the Dean of Learning Resources for Northeast Lakeview College and has been part of the Alamo Colleges family since 2006. Ms. Mendoza has been spent the past twenty-five years in higher education with time in Georgia and Texas. In that time, she has worked for private and public senior institutions but her commitment has been to community colleges and their students and faculty. This may come from being a graduate of a community college and proud to have graduated as a College Hall of Fame recipient and membership in Phi Theta Kappa. Ms. Mendoza completed her education as the top graduate from the University of North Texas, School of Library and Information Sciences with an Masters in Library Sciences.
Starting her career in academic libraries, Ms. Mendoza was instrumental in implementing several information literacy grants while at the University of Houston including the Skills for a Lifetime program. She has served on several state committees that advance education including the Texas State Library and Archives – TexShare Advisory Board and has served as the legislative representative for community colleges in the Texas Library Association.
The opportunities for growth have been tremendous at Northeast Lakeview College and Ms. Mendoza has taken advantage of this as Dean of Learning Resources. Ms. Mendoza oversees the continuous improvement and administration of the NLC Library and its impactful information literacy program, the Academic Support and Testing Centers, and the Distance Learning and Instructional Innovation Centers. Other activities include co-chairing NLC’s Strategic Planning Committee. While at Northeast Lakeview College, Ms. Mendoza has received the honor of being nominated as “Inspiring Trust” from her class of ALAS (Alamo Leadership Academy for Success) as well as being a recipient of the University of Texas at Austin NISOD Excellence Award.
Ms. Mendoza would say her proudest accomplishment is raising three fantastic people.