2017 Education Summit Keynote Speakers

ALAS 14th Annual Education Summit
"Leadership: Stepping up to the Challenge"

October 11-14, 2017 | Houston, Texas
Marriott Westchase

Join us for the 2017 Education Summit, designed for educators from across the country to work together to address challenges in the education system, particularly those impacting Latinos. We provide a unique forum to engage in meaningful discussions and identify solutions that can be applied throughout the industry. 

ALAS is pleased to announce our 2017 Education Summit Keynote Speakers. Keep checking this page for more speaker information!

Roberto Rivera

President and Lead Change Agent, The Good Life Organization

Event: Second General Session and Breakfast, Friday, October 13

Dr. Michael Hinojosa

Superintendent, Dallas Independent School District

Event: Awards Banquet, Friday, October 13


Suhail Farooqui

CEO, K-12 Insight

Event: Opening General Session and Luncheon, Thursday, October 12

Dr. Debra Duardo

Superintendent, Los Angeles County Office of Education, Los Angeles, California

Event: Linking Latina Leaders

Silvia Dorta-Duque de Reyes

Senior National Consultant and Author

Event: Third General Session and Lifetime Achievement Award Luncheon, Friday, October 13

Richard Carranza

Superintendent, Houston ISD, Houston, Texas

Event: Opening General Session and Luncheon, Thursday, October 12 (Welcome remarks)


Ron Estrada

Senior Vice President, Corporate Social Responsibility and, Community Empowerment, Univision Communications

Event: Second General Session and Plated Breakfast, Friday, October 13