Mayra Ortuno, AmeriCorps Senior Leader

Mayra joins Breakthrough Houston as an AmeriCorps Senior Leader. Mayra earned her B.A. in Psychology from The University of Texas at Austin and her Masters in Educational Psychology from Texas A&M University. She has worked at KIPP Texas as a middle school teacher, and most recently as a high school teacher and grade level chair. She is deeply committed to providing all students equitable education and supporting them as needed. As a native Houstonian, she is excited to continue to serve her community. In her spare time, Mayra enjoys traveling, spending quality time in coffee shops, and going on nature walks.