Author Bio

Dr. Sandra M. Gonzales is an Associate Professor of Bilingual/Bicultural Education in the Division of Teacher Education at Wayne State University. She can be reached at sandra.gonzales@wayne.edu.

Jonelle N. López’ journey through post-secondary education started at the community college level in her home-town of San Diego, California. She obtained her undergraduate degree from New Mexico State University and she is currently a student at Wayne State University working on her M.Ed. in Reading. She can be reached at jonelle.lopez@wayne.edu.

Laura Torres is currently working on her Bachelor’s degree and works for a college access program for high school students. She enjoys her job and is grateful for the experience as well as the opportunity to be able to make a difference in students’ lives. She can be reached at lauratorres@wayne.edu.

Ana Calandrino is a Wayne State University alum with a Master’s in Social Work. She is a firm believer that everything happens for a reason, whether it's good or bad. She is excited to use her social work background to help students seek a higher education. She is grateful to be given the opportunity to serve the community. She can be reached at du2847@wayne.edu.


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