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Beel, Cathy

Cathy Beel


Educational Assistant

Office: 505.243.1957, Ext. 103
Email: cbeel@nmmediaarts.org

Cathy was born in Albuquerque. She moved to San Francisco after high school. She attended San Francisco City College where she completed the dental technician program. Cathy also attended Diablo Valley College in the east bay where she received her associates degree.

Cathy has worked as a dental technician but found this career too isolating. She later found a new career in the academic field; at Cal State she worked with the admission and testing departments.

After decades of living in the San Francisco bay area she welcomed the move back to Albuquerque to be close to family. She has had the opportunity of working at the courts as a bailiff and most recently working with students at the University of New Mexico.

In her spare time she serves as a board member at her neighborhood association. She also volunteers at her church and helps children learn to read.

She enjoys being with family, taking walks along the Bosque and Sandia mountains, attending community events, and taking road trips to other places in our beautiful Land of Enchantment!

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Burton, Rose

Rose Burton


Food Services

Office: 505.243.1957, Ext. 300
Email: rburton@nmmediaarts.org

Rose Burton was born in the Philippines and emigrated to the United States in 1995. She quickly became a naturalized citizen and began working in numerous fields including retail, healthcare, and the food industry.

She likes to spend her leisure time cooking, gardening, interior decoration, and flower arrangement.

She is excited to be a part of the MACCS team and working with the great students who attend the school.

Rose enjoys her family life with her husband and two daughters.

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Faulds, Alicia

Alicia Faulds


Student Intervention Specialist

Office: 505.243.1957, Ext. 102
Email: afaulds@nmmediaarts.org

Ms. Alicia is a licensed School Counselor and Mental Health Counselor.

The driving purpose of the counseling program at MACCS is to promote a school culture that fosters every student’s attainment of the knowledge, skills and attitude needed to be successful academically, personally/socially and in career confidence. Ms. Alicia aligns her counseling program with the American School Counseling Association’s (ASCA) model, using both a prevention-focused school-wide guidance curriculum and individualized, responsive services with the goal of meeting the diverse needs of all students at Media Arts.

Ms. Alicia collaborates with the principal, school social worker, the SPED coordinator and students advisors on a regular basis to identify and meet student needs.

While Ms. Alicia works with students for personal/social and academic issues, she also supports students in career exploration and the college admissions process and everything in between.

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Frampton, Daniel

Daniel Frampton


Social Worker

Office: 505.243.1957, Ext. 600
Email: dframpton@nmmediaarts.org

My name is Daniel Frampton and I go by Dan, or Mr. Frampton.  I’ve been an activist and an organizer for 30 years; and have worked on issues ranging from students’ rights while in college back in Pennsylvania to issues with homeless veterans here in Albuquerque.  I’ve been a school social worker for six years and have worked with at-risk youth for almost 20 years. 

My background leads me to think in a systems-perspective.  I believe it’s important to look for the connections between things.  Helping students reach their full potential in school is the central focus of my job.  My responsibilities include supporting students who receive special education services, as needed, helping students improve attendance and working on the student assistance team (SAT). 

I also believe in a strength-based and academically-centered model.  While some accommodations for students are a necessity, I believe all students have strengths they may not even realize that can help them in school.  My goal is to help students and others recognize the strength of each student and then build on those strengths. 

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Hite-Pope, Kim

Dr. Kim Hite-Pope


SPED Director

Office: 505.243.1957, Ext. 104
Email: khitepope@nmmediaarts.org

       Dr. Kim Hite-Pope was born in Lansing, Michigan. During high school she attended Lansing Community College as a dual credit student, long before being a dual credit student was in vogue. Upon graduation from high school, she attended Michigan State University to study pre-med. In her junior year, she applied to the University of Alaska and was accepted to the WAMI program, a four-state program involving: Washington, Alaska, Montana, and Idaho, which supported pre-med and medical students. With receiving entrance to this program, she then moved to Fairbanks, Alaska to attend the University of Alaska.

      Dr. Hite-Pope began training as a goldsmith to make gold nugget jewelry. In learning this skill she become a marketing agent for a wholesale jewelry company. This led to becoming the owner/operator of an open-pit gold mining company, which began a change in her career path.

      Having built a successful gold mining and wholesale jewelry business, Dr. Hite-Pope left the world of education to live in the wilderness of Alaska. For about seven years she lived in several Native American villages in very remote areas of Alaska.

       A fall in the price of gold forced a move back to Fairbanks. At this time Dr. Hite-Pope returned to college and changed her degree program to business management. She married and had two daughters and then moved to a ranch in New Mexico.

        While attending college online Dr. Hite-Pope worked as a special education teacher`s assistant thus beginning her career in education. While working full time she finished a business degree, and then obtained a Master’s in Education and became a licensed special education teacher. In 2017 she completed her Doctorate in Educational Leadership.

        Dr. Hite-Pope found that her prior knowledge and skills learned from owning a gold mining business and living remotely helped provide her with a unique perspective. Living and working with a diverse population taught her a high-level of acceptance and a willingness to work with others to reach a common goal.

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Kelly, Pat

Pat Kelly


Business Manager

Office: 505.243.1957, Ext. 200
Email: pkelly@nmmediaarts.org

Patrick Kelly was born and raised in Albuquerque, and never wants to leave here.  He received his Accounting degree from the University of New Mexico in 2002 as well as played basketball for the Lobos.  Patrick has been a licensed Business Manager for over 15 years and truly enjoys working in an education setting.

Even though he is the Business Manager, he feels it is part of his job to enhance each student’s experience here at MACCS. Patrick has sponsored the MACCS Student Government Association and is active in the Math Tutoring Program. He also has served on the NM Association of School Business Officials Executive Board as the Charter School Representative.

In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his wife, son and two dogs. He likes to travel to various sporting events and is an avid golfer and bird hunter.

 
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Munoz, Stephany

Stephany Munoz


Registrar & Administrative Assistant

Office: 505.243.1957, Ext. 400
Email: smunoz@nmmediaarts.org

Stephany Munoz is a graduate of Los Lunas High School and studied Music Education at the University of New Mexico. She is a military brat born in Okinawa, Japan, and happy to call New Mexico home.

Prior to joining the MACCS community, she was the registrar at Valley High School and also worked as a Certified Paraoptometric Technician for over 10 years. She is married with 2 children and loves spending time with her family!   

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Sandoval, Kelli

Kelli Sandoval


Educational Assistant

Kelli Sandoval was born and raised in the South Valley of Albuquerque. She was graduated from Rio Grande High School where she excelled in Advanced Art. She continued her education at Central New Mexico and Skagit Valley on Whidbey Island in Washington. Kelli enjoys outdoor adventures and indoor gardening. 

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