​FL-ALAS FOUNDING PARTNERS

Director Bilingual/ESOL Education, Broward County Schools

our "Big Rock" priorities

Partner with FL - ALAS to improve educational opportunities for Latinos!

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​​Florida ALAS is proud to announce that it's nominee, Vicky Saldala, has just been named the recipient of the 2016 ALAS Latino Administrator of the Year Award!! Congratulations, Vicky!

Sponsorship opportunties
member spotlight:
ms. vicky B. saldala

Our credo--"It's Our Time!"--is a call to action for our Latino and Latino-serving educators to promote quality educational leadership and equity in our schools. 


Our guiding principle, We LEAD, represents our organizational tenets, to Launch, Empower, Advocate, and Deliver  educational excellence!

Our priorities are focused among the following five "big rocks" or areas of immediate needs:


  1. advocating for sound educational policies,
  2. advancing equity and equal access to education,
  3. building pathways for leadership,
  4. fostering community outreach and parental       involvement, and
  5. developing networking and collaboration among educators.
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​​​​​our Vision and Mission

FRIENDS OF ALAS

The vision of FL-ALAS is to provide a venue for educational professionals to discuss the needs of our diverse community in order to better serve the Latino students in the state of Florida.


The mission of FL-ALAS is to develop and support Latino professional educators, current and aspiring, into positions of leadership through mentorship, networking and professional development.

Our CALL TO ACTION

Welcome to Florida ALAS! We We hope that our website will allow you to learn more about our organization and that you’ll take some time to explore what we have to offer to educational professionals.  

​​FLorida ALAS
president
Mike ramirez 

FL-ALAS Members of Broward & Palm Beach Counties

Please join us for our upcoming FL-ALAS General Meeting on Monday, May 22nd from 5:00 to 7:00 PM as we celebrate the end of another school year, as well as provide you with several organizational updates. We will also share our vision moving forward and introduce our newly appointed Board of Directors. 


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Here are some organizations that share a similar vision to Florida ALAS.  Consider taking some time to learn more about them!  


-ASPIRA of Florida

-​Hispanic Education Coalition   of Palm Beach County

-Broward Alliance of Black      School Educators​​

-Latinos in Action