Mission: The mission of LULAC National Education Service Centers (LNESC) is to provide members of the Hispanic community with the highest quality education opportunities needed for the development of lifelong learners and leaders. We build the strength of our community by empowering students to maximize their personal and educational potential.Our long term objective is to increase the number of young students enrolling in post secondary education after successfully completing high school. Our daily goal is to provide supports for leaning at every developmental stage of the life cycle.
Target demographics: provide cutting edge educational programming to disadvantaged youth
Direct beneficiaries per year: 14,000 students and parents achieve their dreams through educational programming, scholarships, and inspiration. We strive to change lives and build Latino communities, one student at a time.
Geographic areas served: the United States and Puerto Rico
Programs: program models that service high-need Latino students at all stages of educational development. LNESC develops and delivers a range of services at the elementary, middle, and high school levels.
Additionally, LNESC provides scholarship assistance to college students in bachelor's and master's programs, expanding our reach to cover k - graduate school.
LNESC's programs provide: Literacy Young Reader Programs, Leadership Academies, College Tours, Scholarship Opportunities, STEM education and Health/ Wellness Programs and Academic Counseling for higher education.
Since 1973, LNESC has served over 500,000 students, sent 150,000 students on to college, and awarded nearly $20 million in scholarships. Our results are made possible by dedicated staff, a top-notch network of educators, and the support of LULAC, the nation’s largest membership based Latino organization.
The mission and purpose of this organization are great. Problem is that it has not evolved with current needs for the Hispanic community. It is time to change staff leadership. The Executive Director has been there way too long for new ideas to flourished. Is time for him to retire.