Aspiring Latino Leader Fellows 2021

Maritza Acosta
Maritza Acosta
College Counselor
YES Prep Public Schools
Bio
Andrés Aguilar
Andrés Aguilar
Assistant Principal of Instruction
Rocketship Public Schools
Bio
Irma Ayala-Nicholas
Irma Ayala-Nicholas
Senior Manager, Workforce
TNTP
Bio
Rosa Baeza
Rosa Baeza
National Associate Director, Development
Rocketship Public Schools
Bio
Judith Blanco
Judith Blanco
Assistant Head of School
Boston Public Schools
Bio
Aixa Borrero-Sanchez
Aixa Borrero-Sanchez
Assistant Director for Related Services
Boston Public Schools
Bio
Augustina Brooks
Augustina Brooks
Assistant Principal
KIPP Texas Public Schools
Bio
Angela Cala Mendez
Angela Cala Mendez
Program Director for Multilingual Curriculum
Aldine Independent School District
Bio
Christopher Castro
Christopher Castro
Associate Director, Operations – Bay Area
Rocketship Public Schools
Bio
Leydi Cottrill
Leydi Cottrill
Associate Director of Student Information Systems
Rocketship Public Schools
Bio
Ivanna Crippa
Ivanna Crippa
School Counselor
IDEA Public Schools
Bio
Frangie Cruz
Frangie Cruz
Principal
Lynn Public Schools
Bio
Niurka De Jesus
Niurka De Jesus
Transformation Social Worker
Boston Public Schools
Bio
Bianca De La Vega
Bianca De La Vega
ESL Coach
Lamar CISD
Bio
Michael Diaz
Michael Diaz
Vice President of High School Great Teaching
Achievement First
Bio
Adriana Escamilla
Adriana Escamilla
Literacy Coach
Cambridge Public Schools
Bio
Sara Escamilla Guerra
Sara Escamilla Guerra
Director, School Communities
Rocketship Public Schools
Bio
Maria Estrada
Maria Estrada
BSAC Student Engagement Manager
Boston Public Schools
Bio
Jade Franco
Jade Franco
Program Officer, Education to Careers
The Boston Foundation
Bio
Sergio Gallardo
Sergio Gallardo
3rd Grade Math Teacher, Grade Level Chair, and Campus Math Coordinator
Houston ISD
Bio
Natalie Garcia
Natalie Garcia
Director of Student Support
YES Prep Public Schools
Bio
Lety Gomez
Lety Gomez
Senior Education Organizer
Rocketship Public Schools
Bio
Sabrina Grille
Sabrina Grille
Program Manager
Houston Independent School District
Bio
Angelina Guerra
Angelina Guerra
Assistant Principal
Dallas ISD
Bio
Yajaira Jaimes
Yajaira Jaimes
Assistant Principal of Parent Engagement and Administration
Rocketship Public Schools
Bio
Judith Loredo
Judith Loredo
Senior CTE Advisor
Houston ISD
Bio
Luzdivina Lozano
Luzdivina Lozano
National Director of Leadership Coaching
IDEA Public Schools
Bio
Claudia Lozano
Claudia Lozano
Algebra Teacher
YES Prep Public Schools
Bio
Dakota Luis
Dakota Luis
Lead 8th Grade Humanities Teacher
Boston Public Schools
Bio
Lilian Macias
Lilian Macias
Director of Thrive
YES Prep Public Schools
Bio
Hope Martinez
Hope Martinez
Director of Academics
YES Prep Public Schools
Bio
Juan Mateos
Juan Mateos
Director of Schools
Rocketship Public Schools
Bio
Rolando Merchán Morales
Rolando Merchán Morales
District Bilingual/ESL/ Dual Language Coordinator
Pasadena ISD
Bio
Norma Morales
Norma Morales
Teacher
YES Prep Public Schools
Jacqueline Moreno
Jacqueline Moreno
Director Elementary Math & Science
Galena Park ISD
Bio
Andrea Navarro Keenan
Andrea Navarro Keenan
Director of College and Career Counseling
Excel Academy Charter Schools
Bio
Alma Notaro
Alma Notaro
Literacy Coach
Fitchburg Public Schools
Bio
Viviane Oliveira
Viviane Oliveira
Director – Org Projects and Events
YES Prep Public Schools
Bio
Ana Orozco Hernandez
Ana Orozco Hernandez
Teacher
Houston ISD
Bio
Alberto Perez
Alberto Perez
Assistant Principal/ Rising Principal
Rocketship Public Schools
Bio
Alma Portillo Cuellar
Alma Portillo Cuellar
SPED STEM High School
YES Prep Public Schools
Bio
Janine Ramirez
Janine Ramirez
Regional Director of Community Engagement
Rocketship Public Schools
Bio
Jennifer Reed
Jennifer Reed
Director of Clinical Services
Dallas ISD
Bio
Ruby Rivera
Ruby Rivera
College Readiness Manager
Houston ISD
Bio
Judith Rodriguez
Judith Rodriguez
District Instructional Specialist
Galena Park ISD
Bio
Elizabeth Rodriguez
Elizabeth Rodriguez
Literacy Specialist
YES Prep Public Schools
Bio
Lourdes Rodriguez
Lourdes Rodriguez
Teacher Behavior Specialist
HISD
Bio
Soniris Rosas
Soniris Rosas
Coordinator
Dallas ISD
Bio
Martha Sandoval
Martha Sandoval
Milton Community Schools Program Director
Milton Public Schools
Bio
Joseph Sara
Joseph Sara
Assistant Principal
Boston Public Schools
Bio
Armando Segura
Armando Segura
Program Director
Boston Public Schools
Bio
Carlos Sotelo
Carlos Sotelo
College & Career Readiness Manager
Houston ISD
Bio
Diana Stoltenberg
Diana Stoltenberg
Boston Public Schools
Ivan Tamayo
Ivan Tamayo
Family and Community Engagement Specialist
Aldine ISD
Bio
Emy Tomita
Emy Tomita
District Literacy Coach
Aldine ISD
Bio
Juan Toscano
Juan Toscano
Principal
Aldine ISD
Bio
Joshua Varela
Joshua Varela
Associate Director of Strategic Partnerships
BrainCo
Bio
Justin Vigil
Justin Vigil
Managing Director of School Operations
YES Prep Public Schools
Bio

Aspiring Latino Leader Fellows New England 2020

Genesis Bautista
Genesis Bautista
Associate Program Manager
Mothers for Justice and Equality
Bio
Kelsy Duran
Kelsy Duran
Owner
KDuranMusic
Bio
Camila Ferreira Lins e Silva
Camila Ferreira Lins e Silva
Teacher
Boston Public Schools
Bio
Marilyn Flores
Marilyn Flores
Senior Associate Director of Admissions
Worcester Academy
Bio
Amaris Gonzalez
Amaris Gonzalez
Director of College Placement and Transition
Nativity School of Worcester
Bio
Jacqueline Herrera
Jacqueline Herrera
Social Worker
Family Access of Newton
Bio
Gina Lopez
Gina Lopez
Assistant Principal
KIPP Massachusetts
Bio
Luz Mederos-Dorleans
Luz Mederos-Dorleans
School Counselor
Community Charter School of Cambridge
Bio
Andrea Munar
Andrea Munar
Lead Teacher, Grade 6
Nativity School of Worcester
Bio
Evelyn Ocampo
Evelyn Ocampo
Assistant Director of Admissions
Tufts University
Bio
Diana Ortiz Giron
Diana Ortiz Giron
Assistant Director for Diversity Education & Support
Harvard College
Bio
Marianthy Posadas-Nava
Marianthy Posadas-Nava
Partner Engagement Coordinator
Harvard Graduate School of Education
Bio
Awilda Reinoso
Awilda Reinoso
Executive Staff Assistant, Commissioner’s Office
Rhode Island Department of Education
Bio
Raul Ripoll Vera
Raul Ripoll Vera
Director of Finance and Operations
Brooke Charter Schools
Bio
Rosa Segarra-Morales
Rosa Segarra-Morales
Direct Support Specialist
Lowell Public Schools Equity Office
Bio
Asbeidy Solano
Asbeidy Solano
College Success Advisor
Bottom Line
Bio
Emily Soto
Emily Soto
5th & 6th English Language Education Teacher
Academy of the Pacific Rim Charter School
Bio
Edith Suarez
Edith Suarez
Wraparound Waltham Coordinator
Waltham Partnership for Youth
Bio
Carolina Vila
Carolina Vila
High School Math Teacher
Medford Public Schools
Bio
Georgina Young
Georgina Young
Network Operations Associate
Excel Academy Charter Schools
Bio
Raymond Zapata
Raymond Zapata
7th Grade Science Teacher
Boston Public Schools
Bio

Aspiring Latino Leader Fellows Houston 2020

Humberto Alanis
Humberto Alanis
Program Manager
Miles Ahead Scholars
Bio
Mariela Camarillo
Mariela Camarillo
Manager, Teacher Leadership Development
Teach For America
Bio
Joseline Cortez
Joseline Cortez
Program Manager
EMERGE-HISD
Bio
Jose Diaz
Jose Diaz
Assistant Principal
Aldine ISD
Bio
Juan Carlos Flores
Juan Carlos Flores
Dean of Instruction and Culture
KIPP Texas Public Schools
Bio
Joel Garcia
Joel Garcia
Math Success Center Coordinator
Alvin Community College
Bio
Dora Garza
Dora Garza
Assistant Principal
Aldine ISD
Bio
Placido Gomez
Placido Gomez
Engagement Manager
Safal Partners
Bio
Dr. Brian Holzman
Dr. Brian Holzman
Research Scientist
Rice University
Bio
David Lopez
David Lopez
Dean of Students
YES Prep Public Schools
Bio
Dolores Lozano
Dolores Lozano
Senior Communications Specialist
Baker Ripley
Bio
Jaime Luna
Jaime Luna
Manager of District Support
Good Reason Houston
Bio
Evelyn Martinez
Evelyn Martinez
Dean of Instruction
Houston ISD
Bio
Marisol Mendez
Marisol Mendez
Wellness Counselor
Region 4
Bio
Justin Monarez
Justin Monarez
Assistant Principal
KIPP Texas Public Schools
Bio
Paloma Moreno
Paloma Moreno
Assistant Principal
Tomball ISD
Bio
Mariah Najmuddin
Mariah Najmuddin
Spanish Teacher
Cypress-Fairbanks ISD
Bio
Jovanny Orellana
Jovanny Orellana
Director of Development
KIPP Texas Public Schools
Bio
Francisco Rodriguez
Francisco Rodriguez
Teacher
Houston Independent School District
Bio
Elena Ruiz
Elena Ruiz
BIL / DL Program Coordinator
Klein ISD
Bio
Patricia Salgado
Patricia Salgado
Manager, Teacher Leadership Development
Teach For America
Bio
Paula Santamaria
Paula Santamaria
Chief of Staff and Global Head of Displays & Accessories
HP, Inc.
Bio
Dr. Michelle Tovar
Dr. Michelle Tovar
Associate Director of Education – Latino Initiatives
Holocaust Museum Houston
Bio
Barinia Uribe
Barinia Uribe
Director of Academics
YES Prep Public Schools
Bio
Mayra Valle
Mayra Valle
Academic Program Manager
EMERGE Fellowship
Bio

Aspiring Latino Leader Fellows Massachusetts 2019

Ariana Aparicio Aguilar
Ariana Aparicio Aguilar
Diversity and Inclusion Associate
Harvard Graduate School of Education
Bio
Cesar Batista
Cesar Batista
7th Grade ELA Teacher
UP Academy Leonard
Bio
Vicky Brito
Vicky Brito
Director of Curriculum and Instruction and AP Spanish Teacher
Brooke Charter School
Bio
Katie Caster
Katie Caster
Teacher
Boston Public Schools
Bio
Ramiro Flores Turrubiates
Ramiro Flores Turrubiates
Associate
District Management Group
Bio
Emelyn Guevara
Emelyn Guevara
Associate Director for High School Programs
Trinity Boston Connects
Bio
Christopher Hernandez
Christopher Hernandez
Director of Corporate Programming
Jumpstart
Bio
Daisy Hidalgo
Daisy Hidalgo
Paralegal
Daisy Hidalgo
Bio
Leslie Jimenez
Leslie Jimenez
Full-time Student
Harvard Graduate School of Education
Bio
Natasha Lopez
Natasha Lopez
Manager of College Counseling and Programs
Boston Public Schools
Bio
David Martinez
David Martinez
Outreach Director
Educators for Excellence
Bio
Katheryne Martinez
Katheryne Martinez
Associate for College Access & Success
La Vida Scholars
Bio
Gisella Mendizabal
Gisella Mendizabal
Training and Access Consultant
Boston Children’s Hospital
Bio
Juan Mendoza
Juan Mendoza
Manager of Teacher Leadership Development
Teach For America
Bio
Yvette Meza-Vega
Yvette Meza-Vega
Teacher and DEI Coordinator
Excel Academy Charter High School
Bio
Victoria Paulino
Victoria Paulino
Navigator-Boston
EdNavigator
Bio
Leslie Peralta
Leslie Peralta
GEAR UP Program Coordinator
Lawrence Public Schools 
Bio
Kathleen Portillo
Kathleen Portillo
Access Team Manager
Bottom Line
Bio
Carlos Quintanilla
Carlos Quintanilla
Vice President of Coaching and Mentoring
ALPFA
Bio
Dallana Raymundo
Dallana Raymundo
Implementation Manager
AdmitHub
Bio
Ainsley Robles
Ainsley Robles
Director of Teacher Support
OneGoal
Bio
Lizbeth Rodriguez
Lizbeth Rodriguez
Student Support Coordinator
Nativity School of Worcester
Bio
Dianyvet Serrano
Dianyvet Serrano
Middle School Art Teacher
Academy of the Pacific Rim
Bio
Mariangely Solis Cervera
Mariangely Solis Cervera
Partnerships Manager
Transforming Education
Bio

Aspiring Latino Leader Fellows Houston 2019

Andrea Aguilera
Andrea Aguilera
Policy Coordinator
Teach Plus
Bio
Jacqueline Beas
Jacqueline Beas
Assistant Principal
Aldine ISD
Bio
Jose Bolivar
Jose Bolivar
College Counselor
KIPP Texas Public Schools
Bio
Hilda Elizondo
Hilda Elizondo
Program Specialist VI
Texas Education Agency
Bio
Myrla Feria
Myrla Feria
Leadership Coach
TNTP
Bio
Fernanda Flores-Bolivar
Fernanda Flores-Bolivar
Principal
Aldine ISD
Bio
Daniel Lopez
Daniel Lopez
Senior Manager
Houston ISD – EMERGE
Bio
Maria Maradiaga
Maria Maradiaga
Program Director – ACE
Yes Prep Public Schools
Bio
Franco Martinez
Franco Martinez
Scholar Relations Coordinator
The Terry Foundation
Bio
Rachel Martinez
Rachel Martinez
Principal
Spring Branch ISD
Bio
Brenda Menchaca
Brenda Menchaca
Literacy Specialist
Baker Ripley – Promise Community Schools
Bio
Nicholas Mendoza
Nicholas Mendoza
Director of Educator Leadership & Engagement
Teach For America
Bio
Dulce Negreros
Dulce Negreros
Founding Principal
KIPP Texas Public Schools
Bio
Sandra Nunez
Sandra Nunez
Director of Districts
EMERGE Fellowship
Bio
Ahime Ornelas
Ahime Ornelas
Assistant Principal
Goose Creek CISD
Bio
Romaira Rodriguez
Romaira Rodriguez
Bilingual Teacher
Houston ISD
Bio
Xochitl Salazar
Xochitl Salazar
Coordinator of Federal & Special Programs
Tomball ISD
Bio
Yoali Salgado
Yoali Salgado
Data & Program Evaluation Specialist
Genesys Works
Bio
Mariel Sanchez
Mariel Sanchez
Senior Program Manager
PAIR – Houston
Bio
Nadine Tavera
Nadine Tavera
Project Manager
Baker Ripley
Bio
Roberto Trevino
Roberto Trevino
Director of College Counseling
YES Prep Public Schools
Bio

Aspiring Latino Leader Fellows Massachusetts 2018

Janice Brea
Janice Brea
Associate Director of Family and Community Engagement
Roxbury Prep
Bio
DJ Cervantes
DJ Cervantes
Director of Partnerships
Transforming Education
Bio
Valerie Coimbra
Valerie Coimbra
Recruitment Manager
Teach For America – National
Bio
Natalia Cuadra-Saez
Natalia Cuadra-Saez
Organizer
Boston Teacher’s Union
Bio
Julie Duran
Julie Duran
Math Department Chair
Boston Preparatory Charter School
Bio
Sebastian Gomez
Sebastian Gomez
Research Assistant
American Institutes for Research
Bio
Rebeca Gomez Baez
Rebeca Gomez Baez
Impact Manager
City Year
Bio
Gabriela González del Real
Gabriela González del Real
8th Grade English Language Arts Teacher
Boston Collegiate Charter School
Bio
Roberto A. Jimenez
Roberto A. Jimenez
Assistant Director of Admissions
Tufts University
Bio
Antonelli Mejia
Antonelli Mejia
Lead School Culture Coordinator
UP Academy Network
Bio
David Mendez
David Mendez
Outreach Director
Educators for Excellence
Bio
Paulette Piñero
Paulette Piñero
Program Director
Jumpstart
Bio
Steven Ramirez
Steven Ramirez
Education Consultant
Bio
Lilliam Rivera
Lilliam Rivera
Special Projects Coordinator
KIPP Academy Lynn
Bio
Danny Rojas
Danny Rojas
Director of Post-Secondary Partnerships
OneGoal MA
Bio
Stacey Rosario
Stacey Rosario
ESL Teacher
ENLACE Newcomer Academy
Bio
Ivette Rubio
Ivette Rubio
Middle School Science Teacher
Gardner Pilot Academy
Bio
Arlene Sanchez
Arlene Sanchez
Navigator
EdNavigator
Bio
Yinnette Sano
Yinnette Sano
Director of Diversity and Inclusion
Excel Academy Charter School
Bio
Ivanna Solano
Ivanna Solano
Manager of Teacher Leadership Development
Teach For America Massachusetts
Bio
Jessica Tellez
Jessica Tellez
Program Manager
YouthBuild
Bio
Loris Toribio
Loris Toribio
Early College Coordinator
Lawrence Public Schools
Bio
Sebastián Villa Bahamón
Sebastián Villa Bahamón
Career Services Manager
City Year
Bio
Perla Vitela
Perla Vitela
ELL Teacher
Boston Public Schools
Bio

Aspiring Latino Leader Fellows Massachusetts 2017

Jennifer Aponte
Jennifer Aponte
Teacher, K1
The Mildred Avenue School
Bio
Kathy Cueva
Kathy Cueva
Program Manager
Mass Insight Education & Research
Bio
Caroline DeLeon
Caroline DeLeon
Assistant Director, First Year Advising
American University
Bio
Yasenia Dudley
Yasenia Dudley
Dean of Students
Academy of the Pacific Rim
Bio
Chris Espinoza
Chris Espinoza
Assistant Director of Student Life
Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology
Bio
Yahaira-Maria Frier
Yahaira-Maria Frier
ESL Teacher
UP Education Network
Bio
Luis Gallegos
Luis Gallegos
LEE Public Policy Fellow
Leadership for Educational Equity
Bio
Carlos Gonzalez
Carlos Gonzalez
Deputy Campus Director
Citizen Schools
Bio
Marvin Gutierrez
Marvin Gutierrez
Math Department Chair and STEM Coordinator
The Cambridge School of Weston
Bio
Christina Rosa Jusino
Christina Rosa Jusino
8th Grade Science Teacher
Brooke Charter School
Bio
Giovany Morales-Ramos
Giovany Morales-Ramos
Graduate Student – School Leadership
Harvard Graduate School of Education
Bio
Jorge Ochoa
Jorge Ochoa
Senior Manager, College and Career Pathways
KIPP Foundation
Bio
Leidy Quiceno
Leidy Quiceno
Community Organizer
Neighbors United for a Better East Boston
Bio
Estefania Rodriguez Sanchez
Estefania Rodriguez Sanchez
6th Grade Teacher
Oakland Unified School District
Bio
Vivian Santiago
Vivian Santiago
Site Director
Tenacity
Bio
Elysa Severinghaus
Elysa Severinghaus
Senior Program Manager
Empower Schools
Bio
Elena Sicairos
Elena Sicairos
Director of Support Services
The Steppingstone Foundation
Bio
Francina Victoria
Francina Victoria
Manager of Pipeline and Diversity Programs
Boston Public Schools
Bio
Andrea Wolfe
Andrea Wolfe
Managing Director
Mass Insight Education & Research
Bio