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Excellence in Equity Awards for Profs. Pulliam and Villarreal

Nicole Pulliam, Ph.D., associate professor in the Department of Educational Counseling and Leadership and director of the Social Justice Academy, recently received an Excellence in Equity Award from American Consortium for Equity in Education.

Pulliam was presented with the Champion of Equity – Higher Education award in the Schools and Educators category for her work preparing new educators and promoting enhanced equity and access. In addition to her responsibilities at Monmouth, Pulliam serves on the board of the Grunin Foundation, is a member of the editorial board for the “Journal of First-Generation Student Success,” and currently serves as chair of NJACE Women’s Network, with a term running through June 30, 2024.

Angello Villarreal ’19M ’22Ed.D., who teaches Spanish at Freehold Township High School, and is an adjunct professor in Department of World Languages and Cultures, was also recognized by the American Consortium for Equity in Education, with the Champion of Equity – General Education Teacher award, in the K-12 category, for his steadfast commitment to equity and making a difference for all students.

The Excellence in Equity awards program acknowledges and celebrates high-impact work at all levels in education. The award recipients were selected based on outstanding achievement in supporting equitable access, opportunity, and outcomes for all learners.  

The American Consortium for Equity in Education helps educators, nonprofits, and industry innovators support accessible, inclusive learning.

Portrait for Monmouth Magazine: Nicole Pulliam, Educational Counseling and Leadership. August 5, 2021
Nicole Pulliam, Ph.D., associate professor and director of the Social Justice Academy
Angello Villarreal, Ed.D., adjunct professor
Angello Villarreal ’19M ’22Ed.D, adjunct professor