Luso-Hispanic Studies Field Guide 1:1 Alumni Chat: Dr. Carlos Beato Urena ‘07, Co-Director at Next Generation Learning Challenges
Alumni panelists from the Thursday evening Field Guide for Luso-Hispanic Studies will be available for informal one-on-one chats. Sign up to talk with alumni to discuss their path from Middlebury to where they are today, how they have applied what they learned in school to help them build their careers, and how students might pursue a similar path. Learn more about this alumnus in the bio below.
Resume reviews are private, one-on-one conversations that last about 20 minutes.
SIGNING UP FOR A 1:1 CHAT IS A REQUIRED TWO STEP PROCESS:
After you attach your resume and submit your application, you will immediately receive an email from Handshake asking you to select a time. You must select a time slot in order to confirm your 1:1 alumni chat.
About Dr. Carlos Beato Urena '07:
Carlos is Co-director at Next Generation Learning Challenges (NGLC) where he leads efforts to ensure excellence in program delivery, tools development, internal flow, and organizational learning and serves as the NGLC “practice ambassador.” In this capacity he leads work on special programs focused on transforming schools and grounded on liberatory design. Prior to joining NGLC, Carlos served as the founding principal at the International High School at Langley Park (IHSLP) in Bladensburg, Maryland. The school serves 100% ELL students who are newcomers to the U.S. In designing and implementing an innovative student-centered school intentionally designed to serve his diverse student body, Carlos and his team created a strong personalized, mastery-based model that leverages a strong advisory program and community partners who provide significant enrichment opportunities for students. The school earned high National and metro-area rankings in the 2021 and 2022 Best High Schools U.S. News and World Report. Prior to founding and launching IHSLP, he was a teacher and an assistant principal at high schools in the Bronx and served as a director of college counseling at College Bound Initiative. A Pahara Fellow and EdLoC member, Carlos has spoken about his work at Johns Hopkins University, George Washington University, and University of Maryland. Carlos is the recipient of the NYC Teaching Fellowship and the Posse Foundation leadership scholarship. He holds a B.A. from Middlebury College and an M.A. from both CUNY at Lehman College and New York University. He also holds an Ed.D. from the University of Maryland - College Park where his research focused on culturally responsive Mathematics and ELA classrooms in the context of instruction for ELLs. He co-authored a paper for the Rutgers University Reparative Justice, Racial Restoration, and Education Editorial Series titled “Unearthing Hidden Gems in an American Public High School: A Three-Pronged Approach to Meeting the Needs of Diverse Students Through an Equity Lens,” released in August of 2021.