Our Team

President and Executive Director
Myrna Fragoso

Myrna Fragoso brings over twenty eight years of experience working with Latino families in the area of parental involvement. Mrs. Fragoso has collaborated with various private, public, not-for-profit and governmental organizations to provide hundreds of workshops for the Chicago Public Schools and coordinated Statewide parent conferences focused on the education of the Latino family.

Director of Immigration Services
Natividad Hernandez

Natividad Hernandez has spent the past twenty eight years assisting thousands of Latino immigrants in becoming legal residents and U.S. citizens. She is accredited by the Immigration Board of Appeals.

Financial Officer and Executive Assistant Joselyn Vargas


Case Manager Gisel Reyes Espinoza

Case Manager Mayra Morgado

Administrative Assistant Estela Rubio


Director of Education, Grants and Partnerships AnnMarie Rios

Deputy Director of Education, Grants and Partnerships Nelida Arellano

EVOLVE Program Manager / Family and Community Programs Developer Montsserrat Hernandez

South West RISE Program Manager Maria Guzman

Pilsen RISE Program Manager Beronica Alvarado

Bensenville RISE Program Manager Ricardo Lemus

Adult Education Coordinator Gisela Reyes

Family Program-Development Myriam Leila Rey

Inventory Coordinator Ulises Hernandez

Data Manager Diane Gracia

Human Resources Hector Cruz Hernandez

Perez Elementary Site Coordinator Rosa Saabedra

Cooper Dual Language Academy Site Coordinator Beronica Alvarado

Sandoval Elementary Site Coordinator Jessica Ladezma

Hurley Elementary Site Coordinator Maria Guzman

Patrick Henry Elementary Site Coordinator Diana Valente

Gage Park High School Site Coordinator Lorraine Hicks

Benito Juarez High School Site Coordinator Aurelia Hernandez

Roosevelt High School Site Coordinator Nube Vinansaca

Whittier Elementary Site Coordinator Marina Muro

North River Elementary Site Coordinator Myrna Melendez

Saucedo Academy Site Coordinator Alma Cabrales

Johnson ElementarySite Coordinator Silvia Acuña

Blackhawk Middle School Site Coordinator Christian Guzaro

Tioga ElementarySite Coordinator Maria Reyes

Fenton High School Site Coordinator Tom Cantlin

Greene Elementary Site Coordinator Ilse Sandoval

Gunsaulus Elementary Site Coordinator lariza Martinez

Mark Twain Elementary Site Coordinator Teri Korolewicz

IHSCA High School Maribel Arellano