Alpha Scholars and Student Support Services
Associate Director of Academic Support Programs
Naoemi serves as the Associate Director of Academic Support Programs overseeing campus tutoring, university testing, Alpha testing, and supplemental instruction. She graduated from McMurry in 2009 with a BA in Art and a BA in Business Administration. She also graduated from ACU in 2014 with a Masters of Education with a concentration in Higher Education and an added focus in Conflict Resolution and Mediation. Naoemi is passionate about working with first generation students and serves as an advisor for ACU’s First Gen program. Naoemi is an Abilene native. She has an 11 year old daughter named Berlin and three cats, Oliver, Pip, and Joey. In her spare time she enjoys photography, running, and painting.
Deputy ADA Coordinator
Student Services Specialist for Online Education
Abbey is a licensed social worker who serves as Deputy ADA Coordinator and Student Services Specialist for Online Education. She graduated from ACU in 2014 with undergraduate degrees in Social Work and Sociology and completed her master’s degree in Social Work in 2020. Abbey is passionate about access for students with disabilities and loves watching students grow into their giftings. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her husband, baking something new, and enjoying the outdoors.
Accommodations and Testing Specialist
Tiffany serves as the Testing and Accommodations Specialist with the University Access Programs. Tiffany worked as a student worker with the University Access Programs last year, and is so excited to stay with the program and spend more time with the students at ACU. Tiffany graduated from ACU with her Bachelor’s of Social Work in May of 2020 and is in the process of getting her Master’s in Social Work this year. Tiffany has lived in Texas all her life, but was able to study abroad (twice!). Tiffany loves traveling, cooking, having game nights, and spending quality time with her loved ones.
Supplemental Instruction Coordinator
Academic Support Specialist
Kaitlynd serves as Supplemental Instruction Coordinator and Academic Support Specialist. She graduated from ACU in 2018 with an undergraduate degree in Sociology and went on to complete her master’s degree in College Student Personnel Administration at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville in 2020. Kaitlynd is creative, passionate, and dedicated to improving postsecondary education access and experiences for individuals with disabilities. She has an innate interest in assisting and empowering others to reach their full potential regardless of their age or background. In her free time, Kaitlynd enjoys playing with her dog, Morty, spending time with friends, and catching up on her favorite podcasts