SoE Alumna Dr. Feliza Ortiz-Licon has been honored at UCI's 46th Annual Lauds & Laurels Celebration as the 2016 School of Education Distinguished Alumna.
Lauds & Laurels is the university's oldest awards ceremony, a tradition that has recognized more than 750 members of the UCI community for their service to the university, the community, or their profession.
Dr. Ortiz-Licon is the senior director of K-16 education programs for National Council of La Raza (NCLR). Her background includes serving as director of policy for David Tokofsky, Los Angeles Unified School District Board of Education member, and as a teacher in the Long Beach Unified School District. Prior to serving in her current role as senior director of K-16 programs for La Raza, she was NCLR's regional director of education for California and the Far West.
Dr. Ortiz-Licon earned her Ed.D. in Educational Administration, specialized in Urban Educational Leadership, from UCI in 2008.
From the Lauds & Laurels Program: