Strategies To Help Minority Students Achieve Academic Success

Dr. Lourdes created this seminar to deal with some of the challenges that African-American and Hispanic students face. Minority students, and Hispanic and African American as particular, often lag behind in academic achievement.

Dr. Lourdes looks at commonly held beliefs/assumptions and then at strategies that schools can implement to improve the situation.

Her strategies include ideas to …

  • build trust, empathy and mutual respect,
  • strengthen your cognitive abilities to anticipate and navigate thru student problem manifestations, and
  • advocacy, proactive planning, building up community contacts, and documenting best practices.

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