Nominate an Aspiring Latino Leader! 

Nominations are currently open for the Aspiring Latino Leaders Fellowship. Help us identify the next cohort of outstanding individuals who demonstrate leadership potential, commitment to their community, and a passion for creating positive change in education. 

About the Fellowship

The Fellowship is a 9-month program for Latino education leaders in Massachusetts, Houston, and the Bay Area that strive to advance in their leadership journey and expand their sphere of influence in the education sector, so more of our students succeed. 


What is the professional background of Fellows? 

  • Minimum 8 years of professional experience 
  • Currently in a mid-level or senior-level leadership position working in an education organization such as a school district, charter management organization, or education nonprofit 
  • Professionals that lead a significant percentage of Latino students and/or staff are encouraged to apply 


What are the personal characteristics of Fellows? 

  • Identify as Latino/a/x/e 
  • Commitment to education equity for Latinx students within their local ecosystem and nationally 
  • Desire to learn, grow, and expand their sphere of influence 
  • Personification of Latinos for Education’s core values 
  • Openness to new ideas and alternative perspectives of education leadership 


Why Nominate 

  • Lead Through Identity: Fellows deepen their understanding of their identity and poder as a Latino educator. 
  • Drive Change: Develop knowledge of a complex policy world to better advocate for Latino students and families. 
  • Fact-based Approach: Learn how to use data-driven and research-based frameworks to help improve educational outcomes. 
  • Career Advancement: Learn how to the next step in your career. 
  • Values Based Growth: Communicate and tranlate your values as an educator into action.   

Nominate an Inspiring Latino Education Leader

To nominate an aspiring Latino leader, please fill out the nomination form below. Thank you for supporting the next generation of Latino leaders!


Hear From a Program Alum

Mariela Camarillo is an alum of the Aspiring Latino Leaders Fellowship.
Learn more about her experience and the impact it has had on her as a Latina professional.