Dr. Alcorta has been employed at the Alamo Colleges since late 2010. Currently, she serves as the Dean of Student Success at San Antonio College. She previously held the position of Director of Developmental Education, Academic Success, and Achieving the Dream under the Vice Chancellor of Academic Success. Her experience within the education field includes: serving as a project coordinator at the University of Texas and working as a Counselor (then later a Director of Student Support Services) at Victoria College. Her background also includes being a school social worker in Judson and Seguin Independent School Districts. She attended McCollum High School in Harlandale ISD. She holds a Ph.D. in Educational Administration from the University of Texas at Austin, a Master of Social Work from Our Lady of the Lake University, and a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from the University of Texas at San Antonio.