This title helps Latino parents understand the U.S. school system, as well as how to get the most for their children from the system. It begins with an overview of the U.S. system, and continues with the differences and similarities to the familiar Latin American countries' educational systems. It encourages the parents to set aside their fears and directs them to work with the appropriate person within the school facility.
|Series:||Guias Practicas Series|
|Product dimensions:||5.25(w) x 8.25(h) x 0.35(d)|
About the Author
Mariela has been a guest at "Wake up with Whoopi" (Syndicated Radio Show), "All things considered" (NPR), "Good Morning America" (ABC) "Today in New York" (NBC), "Despierta América" (Univision), "Directo desde Estados Unidos" (CNN en Español), "Temprano en la Mañana" (93.1 FM- AMOR), and many other TV programs and radio shows. She's been interviewed by Business Week and Time magazine and she's been featured and quoted in publications across the country including the New York Times, Latina magazine and Vanidades magazine.
As a speaker Mariela presents workshops and keynotes at corporations and organizations such as General Electric, American Express, National Society of Hispanic MBAs, Goldman Sachs and HBO.
She is also the spokesperson of HACER, the Ronald McDonald House Charities' scholarship for Latino students.
She is a contributor for Siempre Mujer (Meredith Corporation), Hoy (Tribune), Latina Style, Nexos magazine and Yahoo. Her blog is: