Monique holds a B.S. degree in mass communications and film from Emerson College and an M.A. degree in educational leadership from the University of New Mexico. She started at SFCC as an adjunct faculty member with the Film Technician Training Program in 2005 and has been an assistant professor since 2008. Monique is a member of the University Film and Video Association and New Mexico Film Resource. She has served on multiple state and national committees addressing women in technology-based careers.
Monique’s pedagogical practice is embedded in the theories of Emilia Reggio and Turning Points, which focuses on democratic learning to create classrooms that help people and communities empower themselves to greater potential. At SFCC Monique teaches cinematography, Women Make Media and environmental communications.