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May 10, 2017 at WAHS Library, Door #1
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Dr. Lourdes Ferrer
  • Growing up in a disadvantaged family in Puerto Rico, Lourdes soon learned that education was the way out of the poverty cycle.
  • In 1990, she moved to the United States. It was then that she had to overcome enormous financial, linguistic, and cultural barriers to pursue the American Dream.
  • Dr. Lourdes specializes in academic and non-academic issues regarding English Language Learners, Hispanic and African American students and families. She covers a wide range of topics that include cultural competency, achievement gaps between ethnic groups, parent empowerment, culturally relevant instruction, college and career readiness, etc.

Read Dr. Ferrer's full bio here.


Dr. Lourdes Ferrer is the author of the books below

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