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SITE (School Improvement Technical Expertise) Training is designed to assist school districts in developing and implementing their own pathway of professional development. Through facilitation, training, modeling and coaching, schools will feel more supported to deliver quality instruction and boost student achievement.

SITE Model

How is SITE different?

PD and Coaching with Nationally Trained Consultants

  • NM Teach Observation Certification
  • Common Core 
  • PLC Facilitation
  • Sheltered Instruction 
  • Teach Like a Champion
  • Conceptual Math
  • Curriculum Development 
  • Explicit Instruction: Anita Archer   …and more!


Elena Salazar was a high school teacher, administrator, and principal in the Albuquerque Public School system for over 30 years.   As a high school principal, Elena supported efforts to establish a collaborative community that actively used data to drive instruction and led staff collaboration efforts through system-wide professional learning communities.  Elena continues to improve classroom instruction and student achievement as an instructional leader and CES SITE Coordinator.  She has always believed that the key to success is supporting quality teaching, teacher leadership, and promoting the belief that all students can learn, improve, and succeed.

Elena Salazar
SITE Coordinator
505-344-5470 ext 136

Kim Lanoy-Sandoval began her teaching career with at-risk youth, and after 10 years, transitioned to coaching in the craft of teaching. Kim is currently working with districts in recruiting, training, and maintaining highly effective teachers as well as being a graduate professor with NMHU. She is a National Trainer of Explicit Instruction and a trainer of Teach Like a Champion. She continues with coaching and modeling in the classroom, proving that teacher quality is the number one indicator of student achievement. New and experienced teachers can apply Kim’s research-based strategies that increase engagement and rigor for all students.

Kim Lanoy-Sandoval
SITE Facilitator