By 2013, Hispanics will make up more than 20% of high school graduates.
Sarita E. Brown is President of Excelencia in Education, a not-for-profit organization working to accelerate Latino success in higher education by linking research, policy, and practice to serve Latino students. She has spent more than two decades at prominent national educational institutions and at the highest levels of government working to implement effective strategies to raise academic achievement and opportunity for low-income and minority students. She started her career at the University of Texas at Austin by building a national model promoting minority success in graduate education. Coming to the nation’s capital in 1993 to work for educational associations, Ms. Brown was appointed as Executive Director of the White House Initiative for Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans under President Bill Clinton and U.S. Secretary of Education Richard Riley. Maintaining her commitment to improving the quality of education, Ms. Brown now applies her talents and experience to the not-for-profit sector and in 2004, co-founded Excelencia in Education.
2010 Board Meeting
Jun 6, 2013VOXXI
Jun 4, 2013NBC Latino
Jun 4, 2013LatinaList
Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education