Derrick Adkins is a Teacher/Advisor at Siembra Siembra Leadership High School in Albuquerque, New Mexico where he serves as project teacher/advisor. Derrick is an accomplished level 3 teacher who supports new teachers as the On-Site Teacher Mentor. He created and coordinates an evening school program for students in need of additional support to graduate. Derrick currently holds a license in School Administration and serves as Administration Support Specialist at his school site. He graduated from the University of New Mexico with a BA in History and MA in Secondary Education and is currently completing his master’s program in Education Administration at Eastern New Mexico University.