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Dr. Mónica Haydeé Ramos serves as the Assistant Director of the Egan Office for Urban Education and Community Partnerships at the Irwin W. Steans Center at DePaul University. In collaboration with the Director, she guides the Egan Office’s work in supporting community-driven efforts to achieve equity and justice. Dr. Ramos oversees the school-based partnerships and family engagement initiatives.
Her areas of expertise are family and community engagement. She has participated as an international scholar presenting her work in conferences and seminars. As a result of her work with first-generation students and immigrant families, she received a Fulbright International Education Administrators (IEA) award and a UNESCO CONFINTEA fellowship. At UNESCO, Dr. Ramos researched intergenerational learning in immigrant and refugee communities. She contributed to the UNESCO Institute of Lifelong Learning with the publication Learning Together Across Generations: Guidelines for Family Literacy and Learning Programs.
In 2020, she received an Ed.D. in Teaching and Learning with a concentration in Curriculum, Advocacy, and Policy from National Louis University. She also holds an M.Ed. in Adult Education from National Louis University and has a BA in Education and Human Development from the Universidad del Valle de Atemajac (UNIVA). In 2021, she was awarded the inaugural CLAVE Postdoctoral Fellowship from Centro de Excelencia at National Louis University. Her research intends to identify key strategies for institutional connections between first-generation college families, communities, and higher education.