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Chief Operations Officer Katarina Sandoval

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Chief Operations Officer Katarina Sandoval

Chief Operations Officer Katarina Sandoval

Kata Sandoval currently serves as the Deputy Secretary of Finance and Operations and Academic Engagement and Student Success at the New Mexico Public Education Department. She and her team collectively oversee the implementation of multiple federal and state programs that total over a billion dollars, including audit, accounting, budget, capital outlay, fiscal grants management, procurement and transportation. Additionally, she and her team oversee programs that support student health and wellness, extended learning, extracurricular and enrichment activities out of school, community schools, attendance, and systems of supports. Kata is a proud graduate of West Mesa High School, holds a bachelor’s degree from Stanford University and a master’s degree from Harvard University. She is also the proud mother of three children who attend public New Mexico schools.