Equity VA Webinar Series- Re-engaging Disconnected Students and Families: Best Practices in Family Engagement


Aurelio M. Montemayor, M.Ed., is an IDRA family engagement coordinator. Currently serving as the professional development team leader for IDRA, he brings extensive experience in working with school personnel, parents and students. His career in education spans four decades and has included teaching at the high school, middle school and elementary school levels. Mr. Montemayor received a bachelor’s degree in English and philosophy from St. Edwards University Austin and a master’s degree in bilingual education from Antioch Graduate School of Education in Ohio. Mr. Montemayor believes in the power of community engagement for leadership development and effective education. He was the lead developer of IDRA’s Family Leadership in Education model. One sustained effort of the leadership process is with ARISE, a south Texas community organization, where a new Education CAFE (formerly called Community PTA) was organized that epitomizes the IDRA family leadership process.The Education CAFE movement is spreading to other organizations with IDRA’s guidance and support.


8/4/2020 3:00 PM - 8/4/2020 4:30 PM


Family Engagement Professional Development Professional Resources