Our Staff


Letty Naranjo, Executive Director: Letty, a twelfth generation native New Mexican, directs the Adult Education program at Santa Fe Community College (SFCC).  She began at the college in January 1985, and has worked in various student counseling and developmental/adult education areas. Letty is passionate about serving students who are most in need succeed so they can contribute more effectively to the community, sustain their families, get better jobs, and become role models for their children.  She has been the Executive Director for Literacy Volunteers of Santa Fe (LVSF) for more than 20 years.

Amanda Rivera de Garcia, ESL Literacy Coordinator: Amanda has a BA in Elementary Education with a TESOL endorsement.  She has worked in adult education for 10 years and is bilingual in Spanish and English.

Susan Rathjen, Basic Literacy Coordinator: Susan has a B.S. degree in Secondary Education and has taught high school and adult education high school equivalency classes for nearly thirty years. She is a certified coach for screening and intervention for students with learning difficulties in their native language for reading, writing and math.

Mary DuBose, Literacy Program Specialist:  Mary has a BA in Psychology.  She has worked in adult education for 2.5 years.  Mary has served as a volunteer ESL tutor since 2012.