ALAS-U is the motivating force which empowers current and aspiring Latino educators by fostering their leadership capacity, amplifying their voices, and positioning them to serve the broader community while cultivating a strong sense of belonging amongst all stakeholders.
The mission of ALAS-U is to develop and support current and aspiring Latino educators. ALAS-U helps them advance into positions of leadership through mentorship, networking, access and professional development.
Increase the number of Latino educational leaders at the school district and state level
Create significant and meaningful opportunities for professional learning
Follow up by advocating on behalf of Latino leaders
Become a state-wide organization that wields influence and earns respect within Utah’s educational community
Seek out and honor authentic leader success within the Latino educational community