On September 27, 2013, Dr. Lourdes Ferrer received recognition from the the U.S. House of Representatives for her work.  You can read the recognition.


African-American, Hispanic, & Native American Studies

 Dr. Lourdes has conducted studies of student perceptions from Illinois to Florida and Texas, from Boston to L.A. and Arizona.

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Dr. Lourdes received the DuPage County NAACP Audley Award of Leadership Excellence on March 9, 2013. 

National Academic Consultant, Researcher, Curriculum/Program Developer, Motivational Speaker and Author

LULAC Council 5218 of Aurora Foundation recognized Dr. Lourdes with the 2010 Excellence in Education Award. 

Dr. Lourdes is an academic consultant, researcher, curriculum/program developer, motivational speaker and author who helps school districts across the nation improve the academic achievement of all students. She specializes in minimizing achievement gaps between ethnic groups and increasing parent involvement.


The content and the length of each of the following seminars can be modified to meet the needs of the school or district. Voices: African American and Hispanic Students' Perception Regarding the …


Published Books You can purchase any of Dr. Lourdes’ books through Amazon.   Book # 1 Hispanic Parental Involvement: Ten Competencies Schools Need to Teach Hispanic Parents …