Carmen Xiomara Urbina
Carmen Xiomara Urbina is the Deputy Director for the Oregon Department of Education. Carmen is a proven leader who brings the diverse lived experience and unique skills we need in Oregon today if we are to accomplish our vital work in education.
She has developed her exceptional talents serving in early learning settings, K-12 school districts and ESDs, higher education, and leading culturally specific and highly respected community-based organizations in Oregon.
Carmen’s efforts are always grounded in equity, focused on the needs of all our students and families, and designed to bring community and education organizations together in both safe and effective ways.