ALAS-Utah was established in September of 2015 and continues to advocate for Latino students and administrators. The mission of the organization is to develop and support current and aspiring Latino educators. ALAS-Utah helps them advance into positions of leadership through mentorship, networking, access, and professional development.

Scholarships

Goal is to increase the number of Latino educational leaders in Utah.

Provides scholarships annually to aspiring Latino educators pursuing educational leadership/administration degree and Utah administrative license

ALAS-Utah has given away five $5,000 scholarships Since 2018 and will award 3 more scholarships in late May.

Several of our scholarship recipients have gone on to attain administrative positions.

ALAS-Utah Annual Summit

Annual Summit held each year – 2020 Summit to be held in October
Sessions led by local and national Latino leaders
Promotes equity practices among participants

Mentoring

Inspires leadership and provides role models
Inspires leadership and provide role models
Collaborates with local, state, and national educators to promote effective educational practices for all students in Utah
New Opportunities: Application process to open soon, for the 2020-2021 school year.

Meet and Greet

Member only opportunities to meet and talk with Latino leaders in a small setting

Professional networking

Informal mentoring

Collegial time

Former Leader Guests, Dr. Michael Hinojosa, Superintendent, Dallas ISD and Roberto René Muñoz, Executive Director School Leadership and Performance, Salt Lake City School District

District Partners and Liaisons

Partners with districts to support increase mobility of Latino educators and to support Latino administrators

District Liaisons appointed by many districts to support the work of ALAS-Utah

Annual Dinner

Holds an annual dinner to celebrate the accomplishments of our members

Professional Networking

Informal Mentoring

Collegial time

Members are encouraged to bring potential members and those interested in our mission

Our Board of Directors

Association of Latinos Administrators and Superintendents -Utah
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