Sarita Brown, co-founder and president of Excelencia
in Education, will share the importance of championing Latino student success in higher education.
Two successful student programs, Cardinal First at North Central College in Illinois and Ambiciones at Howard Community College in the Washington, D.C.
area, will be highlighted through the voices of students Daniel Alcaraz and Cecilia Reyes.
You will hear their firsthand experience of how these programs have helped them in their education journeys.
You will also hear from a Latina leader, Gloria Trejo, an alumna from the Association of Latino Administrators and Superintendents (ALAS) and the Superintendent Leadership Academy Cohort 5, about the importance of Latino leadership in K-12 public schools.
In addition, the event will highlight resources and videos that were created in collaboration between ACT and Univision, a trusted media outlet for the Spanish speaking Latino community, to help students and their parents navigate the pathway from high school to college.
released a report, Championing Latino Student Success: When Latino Students Succeed, We All Succeed
, with an accompanying infographic
highlighting the work we have done through the years with Excelencia
in Education, ALAS, and