Instructors

Mission Statement

The New Mexico Corrections Department Training Academy is staffed with instructors who bring a pyramid of experience to their teaching. All instructors have completed a training-the-trainer course and have real-world experience in the courses they teach. Many have college degrees, some advanced degrees. Instructors are continually trying to better themselves and bring their skills and knowledge to the forefront by seeking out the latest training and learning techniques.

John Pearse

John Pearse

Basic Training Instructor

John.Pearse@state.nm.us
Phone: 505.827.8782
Fax:505.827.8904

Aaron Bell

Aaron Bell

Lead Basic Training Instructor / Drill Instructor

AaronB.Bell@state.nm.us
Phone: 505-827-8922
Fax:505.827.8904

Judith Zaragoza

Judith Zaragoza

Academy Recruiter / Instructor

Judith.zaragoza@state.nm.us
Phone: 505.827.8989
Mobile:505.221.3929

Vacant

Vacant

Academy Coordinator

Brenda.Gurule@state.nm.us
Phone: 505.827.8931
Fax:505.827.8904

Leo Montano

Leo Montano

Advanced Training Instructor

Leo.Montano2@state.nm.us
Phone: 505.827.8931
Fax:505.827.8904

Jacob Pacilli

Jacob Pacilli

Advanced Instructor / PPD Training Coordinator

Jacob.Pacilli@state.nm.us
Phone: 505.717.5856