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Dr. Mónica Haydeé Ramos

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  • Associate Director of the Egan Office for Urban Education and Community Partnerships
  • Ed.D. in Teaching and Learning

  • Steans Center; Egan Office
Mónica Haydeé​ Ramos is the Associate Director in the Egan Office. In collaboration with the Director, she guides the Egan Office's work in supporting community-driven efforts to achieve equity and justice. Monica oversees the school-based partnerships, family engagement, and coalition initiative, and nurtures sustainable and successful partnerships within diverse communities in the city and the university. Her areas of expertise are curriculum development, Latinx culture, heritage and identity, and community and family engagement.

Prior to Egan, she served as the inaugural Latinx Cultural Center Coordinator in the Office of Multicultural Student Success (OMSS) at DePaul University and has held positions at National Louis University, Harry S. Truman College, and Connections for Abused Women and their Children (CAWC) in the Greenhouse Shelter. She received a Fulbright International Education Administrators (IEA) award and a UNESCO CONFINTEA fellowship. At UNESCO, she researched intergenerational learning in Latinx communities. She contributed to the UNESCO Institute of Lifelong Learning with the recent publication Learning Together Across Generations: Guidelines for Family Literacy and Learning Programs. 
Monica has a BA in Education and Human Development from the Universidad del Valle de Atemajac (UNIVA) and an M.Ed. in Adult Education, and an Ed.D. in Teaching and Learning: Curriculum, Advocacy, and Policy from National Louis University.​