Raquel Aranda

College Assistant Professor
Physical Education
Department of Kinesiology & Dance

New Mexico State University
PO Box 30001, MSC 3M
Las Cruces, NM 88003

Phone: (575) 646-5766
E-mail: rsloan@nmsu.edu

Raquel Aranda is a college assistant professor for the Physical Education Program, in the Department of Human Performance, Recreation and Dance. Raquel holds a bachelor’s degree in foreign languages with an emphasis in Spanish; a Master’s degree in Curriculum and Instruction with an emphasis in Physical Education both from New Mexico State University. Previously she taught elementary physical education at the J. Paul Taylor Academy in Las Cruces, NM. She enjoys helping her students by sharing her experiences as a physical educator. She works closely with Dr. Kim Oliver to help pre-service teachers within the Physical Education Program to become student-centered. One of her goals is to promote developmentally appropriate physical education within the program and also in the community.

School districts interested in professional development, please contact Raquel Aranda at rsloan@nmsu.edu or Dr. Oliver at koliver@nmsu.edu. Workshops, individualized programming, and consulting available.