Sylvia Walker holds a Bachelors of Science degree in Secondary Math Education. She received her degree from New Mexico State University and has 20 years teaching experience. She has taught from 5th grade math up to College Algebra. Sylvia received her Developmental Education Specialist certification from the Kellogg Institute at Appalachian State University in 2013 and has given presentations at national, state, and regional conferences such as National Association of Developmental Education (NADE), New Mexico Higher Education Assessment and Retention conference (NMHEAR), New Mexico Mathematics Association of Two Year Colleges (NMMATYC), Community College Round-Up, and Developmental Discussion Day. Sylvia has been teaching at NMSU-Alamogordo since the Fall of 2003 and will receive her Master of Arts in Teaching with a concentration in Math from New Mexico State University in May of 2014.