Jackie Perez is the Director of the Texas A&M Engineering Academies at Texas A&M University. The Texas A&M Engineering Academies are co-enrollment programs with select two-year institutions across the state of Texas. Mrs. Perez is responsible for the development and programmatic aspects of each partnership including each of the Texas A&M-Chevron Engineering Academies. She believes it is a privilege to be part of a program positively influencing the future for students and families across Texas by providing increased access and affordability to pursue a B.S. degree in engineering/engineering technology/computer science.
Mrs. Perez has over 15 years of experience in advising and leadership roles. In 2001, she completed her baccalaureate degree in Psychology from Texas A&M University. She spent the next 8 years working for the Department of Family and Protective Services. In 2009, Mrs. Perez returned to Texas A&M University working for the College of Engineering. Her responsibilities have included student advising, overseeing recruiting initiatives and program development, scholarship awarding, and working in partnership with various institutional entities.
Mrs. Perez is married and has three children. She also serves on the Brazos County Child Welfare Board. In her career, she appreciates seeing the confidence develop in her students and the feedback from former students that are now involved in careers they find meaningful.
Texas A&M University-College Station (TAMU) has formed partnerships with two-year colleges to establish the Texas A&M Engineering Academies. The Texas A&M Engineering Academies is the only engineering transition program of its kind in the United States. Unlike traditional transfer programs or articulation agreements, students admitted to a Texas A&M Engineering Academy are part of the […]