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Trisha Moquino, Ed.D.

Affiliate Professor
Trisha Moquino


B.A. American Studies, Stanford University

M.Ed. Bilingual and Multilingual Education, The University of New Mexico

AMI Training Credential, Primary

AMS Training Credential, Elementary


Trisha Moquino is a member of the Cochiti, Kewa, and Ohkay Ohwingeh Tribal Nations. She is a wife, mama, an educator, scholar and writer who holds a BA from Stanford University in American Studies and an MA from the University of New Mexico in Bilingual and Elementary Education. She co-founded Keres Children's Learning Center (KCLC), an Indigenous Language Immersion Montessori school, located in Cochiti Pueblo, NM and is currently the Education Director, Keres Speaking Elementary Montessori Guide, and is a facilitator in the KCLC’s Indigenous Montessori Institute. One of the blessings she is grateful for is being able to work with children from her tribe in their Indigenous language of Keres every day. Her Montessori Teaching credentials include: American Montessori Society (AMS)-Elementary I and United Montessori Association & Association Montessori Internationale (AMI)-Early Childhood and recently completed AMI’s orientation course for birth-3 years and Adolescence.