Nicole Abeyta

School Business Official/ Compliance Officer

Nicole was born and raised in Taos on a farm South of town. Nicole grew up very close to her family with one younger sister. Nicole has always been very active in the community and giving back to others. Nicole has traveled to both New York and London to perform with her dance groups in her adolescence years. Nicole earned her MBA in Management and Bachelor’s in Finance through New Mexico Highlands University. She continues to attend quarterly trainings for her School Business Official license through the Public Education Department where she helps others through accounting and finance. Nicole loves working with children and supporting the educators. She has been a part of the TISA team for over eleven years. Nicole is happy to know that her children are a part of the TISA family.

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Sadie Acedo

Office Manager

Sadie is excited to continue her journey as a part of the TISA Family. Before joining TISA as a staff member, she spent many years as the TISA PTO president. She has planned and organized many successful fundraisers and events for the TISA community. Sadie is the mom of two boys who are also TISA students. She loves working with children and seeing their smiles every day. In her spare time, Sadie manages her photography business, enjoys spending time with her husband, two boys, and three dogs.

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Valerie Cisneros

Office Support

Valerie was born and raised in Taos and Pilar.  She is a  Taos High graduate, attended Pima Medical Institute in Albuquerque and worked as a physical therapy technician.  

She then decided on a career change and studied barbering at Northern New Mexico College El Rito campus and completed the master barbering class. Valerie previously worked as a Master Barber at Johnny’s Barbershop and soon after opened her own shop. After 22 years of barbering she retired.  After being home a couple of years, she had the opportunity to be a part of the TISA family.  She loves working with children and being a part of their world. 

Valerie is proud that her youngest daughter is part of the TISA family as well. She also has 2 adult children and 3 grandchildren that she loves spending time with as much as she can.

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