High School Programs Certified Advisor
Northeast Lakeview College
Rebecca Alejos-Sharadin joined the Alamo Colleges as a coordinator for high school programs in September 2019. Rebecca serves on NLC's Diversity Equity, and Inclusion Thought Leadership Team, she is president for the Northeast Lakeview College's Staff Senate, secretary for the History and Heritage Committee, member of the Alamo College's DREAMers Advisory Council and is the staff advisor for NLC's Genders and Sexualities Alliance (GSA) student organization. Rebecca was recently elected as chair for the Diplomas and UPPartnership's Steering Committee. In this role, she will lead San Antonio's collective impact effort, uniting 21 cross-sector partners, to increase the college attainment and quality of life of San Antonio's LatinX and DREAMer communities. She is a member of the DREAMers and My Brother's Keeper San Antonio collaborative. She is a double alum of Texas State University. She received her bachelor's degree in psychology in 2011 and a master's degree in education (student affairs in higher education) in 2014. She is currently pursuing a Doctorate in educational leadership at the University of Texas, San Antonio. Rebecca believes that education is a civil rights issue and is dedicated to providing all students with access to higher education regardless of their skin color, nationality, ethnicity, or ability. Through her professional and personal experiences, she has internalized the belief that quality opportunities, support, and long-term guidance can transform students' lives. She works diligently to challenge systems that oppress underrepresented students in higher education and the workforce. Rebecca knows that all students, regardless of their economic or cultural background, have the opportunity to succeed in college, which is a key driver of professional success in life.