Suzanne Morales-Vale

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Suzanne Morales-Vale is the director of developmental and adult education for the Division of College Readiness and Success at the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. In this role, Morales-Vale oversees the Texas Success Initiative, including the development and implementation of the legislatively mandated statewide plan for developmental education and the implementation of House Bill 2223 (85th Texas Legislature).

Prior to joining the coordinating board in 2011, Morales-Vale spent more than 18 years teaching developmental writing/reading and college composition in traditional and online settings at Central Texas College as well as in university and secondary settings. She has held numerous institutional- and state-level leadership positions and has directed initiatives and programs for faculty professional development, institutional accreditation, and faculty advising. She has also worked on developmental education non-course, competency-based options that promote acceleration and improved outcomes. Morales-Vale holds a PhD with a specialization in adult education from Texas A&M University, College Station.