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9 mentors representing 6 dioceses, 5 states, and 4 time zones are united in 1 mission—providing Latino educators across the country with professional development and community mentorship rooted in Catholic faith.


VerĂłnica Alonzo, Ed.D.

Associate Superintendent
Diocese of Dallas Catholic Schools

Sam Chapa

Principal, Saint Francis International School
Silver Spring, MD

Armando Diaz

Counseling Department Chair, Christian Brothers High School
Sacramento, CA

Katrina Fernandez

Principal, Holy Redeemer School
College Park, MD

Manny Fernandez

Education and Outreach Specialist, Transformational Leaders Program
University of Notre Dame
Buddy Martinez

Israel "Buddy" Martinez

Principal, Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic School
McAllen, TX

Jocelyn Smith, Ed.D.

Assistant Clinical Professor, ENL Program
Coordinator, Latino Enrollment Institute
University of Notre Dame
Toni Vaeth

Toni Vaeth

Associate Superintendent
Archdiocese of Denver
Mayra Wilson

Mayra (Alza) Wilson

Director of Latino Outreach for Catholic Schools
Archdiocese of Cincinnati