Erica Barreiro

Dean, School of Communication, Humanities & Social Sciences | Central New Mexico Community College (CNM)

Erica Barreiro

Dean, School of Communication, Humanities & Social Sciences | Central New Mexico Community College (CNM)

Biography

In love with the mission of community college, Dr. Erica Barreiro was thrilled to have the opportunity to serve as the Dean for the School of Communication, Humanities & Social Sciences at CNM and has been in this role for the past 7 years. As a student of curriculum and pedagogy, she is fascinated with how “future skills” (e.g. autonomous learning, agility, complex problem solving, creativity) might be a driver for transforming the design of academic learning. Convinced of the imperative to reimagine higher education in ways that will better prepare our citizenry for the future of work and society in the 4th industrial revolution, Erica is facilitating a dialog at her college about the ways in which the humanities and liberal arts might lead in designing this roadmap for change.