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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Posted Mar. 31, 2020

Millions of Low-Income Students Are Being Denied Access to Internet

Access to public education is now a fundamental right. All 50 states mandate public education in their state constitutions. Once states made public education compulsory,…

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Posted Mar. 31, 2020

Now Is the Perfect Time for White Teachers to Do ‘The Work’ of Anti-Racism

The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted, well, everything, but at times I find that I have more time to communicate, virtually if necessary, with family and…

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Posted Apr. 2, 2020

This School Year Will Not Be Measured by a Test Score

As the calendar turns to April, I typically end up asking myself the same question every school year—“will they remember?” In my case, that question…

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