Dr. Laura Castille, Executive Director for OIE, holds two degrees from New Mexico State University and is thrilled to be back among fellow Aggies. She earned a B.A. in Political Science in 1992 and an M.A. in Curriculum and Instruction in 1994. During her time at NMSU, she worked at the Round Up, ultimately serving as Editor. After leaving NMSU, Dr. Castille worked as a teacher in: Chihuahua Mexico; Austin, Texas; Boulder, Colorado and Albuquerque, New Mexico. She earned a certificate in Educational Leadership from UNM in 2004, and worked as a school Principal for eight years. She was last an Assistant Principal at West Mesa High School in Albuquerque.

In 2014, Dr. Castille graduated from the UNM School of Law and worked as a lawyer in private practice at Cuddy & McCarthy LLP, since clerking there while still in law school. Her primary area of practice was School Law. Dr. Castille represented school districts and charter school in all areas of the law from Title IX compliance to contracts to employee issues to representation in front of the NM Human Rights Bureau and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Dr. Castille is proud and excited for the opportunity to bring her knowledge and expertise to NMSU. Dr. Castille is a licensed Level III Teacher and Administrator in New Mexico and licensed to practice law in New Mexico and Federal Court. She has two daughters and a husband who is a high school teacher and football coach. Go Aggies!


Training Completed

Date Training TitleTraining AgencyLocationAttendees
2019-03-19 *ATIXA Webinar on the Proposed OCR Regulations ATIXA Webinar Laura Castille
2019-08-08 *OIE- Understanding Sexual Violence 20 Minute VideoATIXA Webinar Laura Castille
11/27/2018 -11/29/2018Title IX Investigation College BootcampEducation Admin Web Advisor Webinar Laura Castille
2019-01-28 Green Zone Traning NMSU-Veterans Program O'Loughlin HouseLaura Castille
2019-05-01Webinar, Title IX / Cleary and VAWA & university TravelPaperClipWebinar Laura Castille
2020-01-07 UNM and Department of the Navy Forum on Assault UNM and Navy ForumUNM Laura Castille
2020-07-29 Culture, Inclusion and Bias in the WorkplaceState Bar of New MexicoZoomDr. Laura Castille
2020-08-25 Cultural Relevance, Inclusiveness, and Responding to Sexual and Interpersonal Violence on Campus V2Suny SCIOnline webinarDr. Laura Castille
6/3/2019-6/7/2019*ATIXA: Title IX Coordinator and Administrator Training and Certification Course Level One and ADA Coordinator TrainingATIXA Minneapolis, NM Laura Castille
2019-01-30 CPR ClassNMSU-Fire Department NMSU Laura Castille,
2019-11-07 AHEAD Title IX & Disability ServicesAHEADWebinar Luara Castille
2019-09-12 *Sexual Harassment 20-Minute Video ATIXA WebinarLuara Castille
2019-09-10Safe Zone Training NMSU-LGBT+ProgramNMSU-Corbert Center Luara Castille
2019-08-27 "Submitting Your Clery Annual Security Report" with you PaperClipWebinar Luara Castille
2020-02-25 Escalating Mental Health Demands & Scope of Care ChallengesPaperClipWebinar Luara Castille
1/13/2020-1/14/2020A Road to Campus Advocacy Conference 2020UTEP UTEP Luara Castille