Leading with lived experience, CPLAN leaders reflect the community they aim to serve. These parents of color are a product of the public school system and currently have children attending different sectors.
Our team brings diversity of thought, socio-economic status, culture and educational experiences to deliver a holistic perspective to the work.
Ivelisse was a founding member of CPLAN and now serves as our Executive Director. She is extremely passionate about achieving racial equity in education and creating spaces to educate and empower families to take control of their child's educational experience. Her professional experience encompasses corporate, private, non-profit and academic sectors. Click to read more about Ivelisse's story and how she began her journey in educational advocacy!
Education Equity Advocates
Committed teacher with 11 years of teaching experience in El Salvador and nineteen years working with families and children in the Boston community, especially around supporting the immigrant population.
Our founding members have been instrumental in shaping CPLAN's mission and vision. As our organization grows, these powerful women continue to advise best practices.