THE QTEL TEAM
Patricia López-Hurtado is a Program Assistant with WestEd’s Quality Teaching for English Learners (QTEL) project. She designs and produces print materials, in both Spanish and English, for audiences of teachers, students, policy makers, and others.
López-Hurtado brings a background in painting as well as graphic design to her work. She is responsible for ensuring that QTEL materials represent consistent, professional standards in design and execution.
Prior to her employment at WestEd, López-Hurtado worked at the San Mateo County Community Colleges Foundation as a student assistant/graphic designer while earning an AA degree in graphic and web design. She also worked as a freelance illustrator creating posters for the promotion of intercultural bilingual education programs and seminars for PROEIBAndes (Programa de Formación en Educación Intercultural Bilingüe para los Países Andinos), Bolivia.
López-Hurtado received a BA in fine arts in painting from the Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú. As a graphic designer, she has received a Silver Award from the Creativity Annual Awards (2006), a Gold Award (2008) and Honorable Mention (2008) from the Hermes Creative Awards, and a Gold Award from MarCom Awards (2011). López-Hurtado has exhibited her paintings in Peru and the U.S.
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