Family Engagement Specialist
email: firstname.lastname@example.org | P: 503-283-6881
Monica joined the Family and Youth Engagement Team as the Family Engagement Specialist in fall 2015. She works with parents in the Colegio de Padres program to help improve and ensure the success of Latino/a students in Portland metro area.She recently moved from Pheonix, Arizona where she worked for the Maricopa County Department of Public Health in the Nurse-Family Partnership program. She also worked as the co-coordinator of the Connector Volunteer Program with the Mesa Fire Department.
Mónica was the first in her family to graduate from high school and college. She was a recipient of the Underrepresented Minorities Achievement Scholarship, and graduated from Western Oregon University with a B.A. in interdisciplinary studies. She is from Independence, Oregon and her family is from Jalisco, Mexico.
In her spare time, she likes to bake, dance, ride bikes with her nephew, and spend time with family and friends.