Marie worked as the Administrative Assistant in Finance until last August when she got hired at KCLC. She is also currently the Enrollment Manager at Cochiti. Marie loves to participate in all aspects of traditional life in Cochiti Pueblo. She also enjoys participating in Senior Olympics and watching Cochiti Braves baseball. She wanted to work at KCLC because she heard and saw positive things about KCLC. She has two grandchildren currently attending KCLC and can see the difference in their language learning. She wanted to be part of a great thing. Marie believes children are innocent, truthful and trusting. They are spiritual beings that will one day be leaders here in Cochiti and in the world.