Aurelio M. Montemayor

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Senior Education Associate, Intercultural Development Research Association

Rio Grande Valley, Texas

Aurelio M. Montemayor, M.Ed., is a senior education associate and lead trainer at Intercultural Development Research Association (IDRA). He brings extensive experience in working with school personnel, parents and students. His career in education spans five decades and has included teaching at the high school, middle school and elementary school levels. He was the lead developer of IDRA’s Family Leadership in Education model.

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Posted May 31, 2016

How ‘Comunitarios’ Are Changing the Way Schools and Communities Collaborate

How familiar is this? A Spanish-speaking mother makes several trips to talk to a counselor so that her ninth-grade daughter…

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