"Education is the gift that can never be taken away."

Monica Santos

Founder and Director

Monica Santos is a native of California. She received her BA in Liberal Studies and Bilingual Teaching Credential from Loyola Marymount University and has a Masters from the University of San Diego in Nonprofit Leadership and Management.

Monica worked as a Dual Immersion teacher in the public schools in Los Angeles and Chula Vista, California for more than 20 years. She is the Founder and Director of Advancing Students Forward-A Su Futuro, an educational nonprofit that has served students in Tijuana, Mexico since 1984.