Leticia Archuleta, MSW LCSW LSSW is a Native New Mexican born and raised in Albuquerque. Leticia was recently hired as the Executive Director / Principal at Health Leadership High School and was previously the Director of Student Support, Clinical Director, and Clinical Social Worker at the Albuquerque Sign Language Academy.
Leticia is an adjunct professor at New Mexico Highlands University teaching college-level social work courses. She is also a Certified Clinical Supervisor for licensed master’s level social workers through the Board of Social Work Examiners. Leticia has worked in the schools for over 16 years with all grade level students. Leticia is an advanced level provider in American Sign Language and works with Deaf and Hard of Hearing children, youth and adults. She is a strong advocate for underserved populations and is passionate about her work with the Deaf and Hard of Hearing community. She is committed to supporting youth in becoming strong leaders.
Before her time at The Albuquerque Sign Language Academy, Leticia worked for the Albuquerque Public Schools as a social worker. In addition, she worked in early childhood intervention as a Developmental Specialist III through the New Mexico Family Infant Toddler Program. She worked with infants with developmental delays and their families to optimize early infant brain development. She established a curriculum for developmental instruction to help ensure healthy child outcomes in all domains including physical, cognitive, communication, social/emotional, and adaptive.
Leticia is a Chicana and enrolled member of the Choctaw Nation. Her professional work has been influenced by her cultural experiences. She continues to build programs that directly relate to student success and establish partnerships that strengthen communities. Leticia holds a B.S. in Child Psychology with a minor in Sociology from Eastern New Mexico University. Leticia enjoys spending time with her husband and two children and embracing the true meaning of familia and cultura.