Director's Welcome


Twenty-two years ago I was offered an opportunity to be part of a team that was building the first LNESC Center in North Texas. Since that time, our vision to create a center that was designed to foster low-income, Latin(x) students to become “Life-long Learners” and “Life-Long Leaders” has not changed. I invite you to explore our website to learn how we are currently implementing that vision.


LNESC’s unique national network of fifteen field centers and our affiliation with our parent organization, the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) provides an underlying current of advocacy that has resulted in the development of a unique set of programs that are designed to meet North Texas’s educational and leadership needs. I invite you to help strengthen our programming, by offering your feedback and suggestions to

Thanks for visiting our website,




Renato "Ray" De Los Santos

Meet Our Team

Roger Romero

Program Manager

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Daisy Ochoa
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Sandra Avalos

Parent Programs/Tutor Manager

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Eva Zamora
Brian Monroy

Upward Bound Advisor

Ana Medina

Administrative Assistant

Ulysses Granados
Ulysses Granados
Jose Saldana