Alma Arellano is currently a Family & Consumer Science teacher at Skyline High School in Longmont, CO. She received her B.S. in Home Economics Education from New Mexico State University. This is her 20th year in public education with 19 of those having been in Colorado. She is currently serving as a St. Vrain Valley Education Association Building Rep, CEA delegate and has attended the NEA RA as a delegate for 2 of the last 3 years. She participates in several areas of leadership in her building community, she is the Family & Consumer Science department head, FCCLA Advisor, teacher accountability representative for her building, and a member of the 9th grade transition team, School Accountability Committee member as well as district advisory council member.