Moving Towards Serving teams program 

For teams of HSI practitioners (staff, faculty, admin and students) 

Designed for diverse teams who want to create a gameplan for 'servingness' and learn how to work together more equitably together. 

Registration Fee* 

$25,000 per HSI Team. Team size is limited to 15. * Fee includes lunch each day and materials but not lodging or travel.

Upcoming Locations 

San Jose, CA (Sept 26-28, 2024) or Chicago, IL (April 2025)

Fill out an MTS Interest form to get started

Components of the MTS Program


The program launches with a 17-hour in-person retreat where team members learn and discuss how to become more intentional agents of change, utilize Latinx-centered communication models, and recognize and disrupt the de-centering of Latinx students. 


During the next month, ESCALA facilitators will hold a follow-up 'coaching' session with your teams via Zoom. In this session, we will check in and provide support on the plan your team developed at retreat, and continue to model equity in the work.


Six weeks after retreat, teams will gather again on Zoom to present a summary of their learning in the program, and where they are headed. We ask your team to demonstrate their commitment to actions and activities that will move the campus towards serving Latinx students.


This program is designed for teams of Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) practitioners who are working collectively on campus-wide efforts to improve Latinx student experiences and academic outcomes. The program brings awareness to the hidden ways that White Institutional Presence in HSIs continues to uphold inequities for Latinx students. 

While participating in the program, teams of practitioners will explore ways to disrupt the status quo at their institutions to better serve Latinx students and improve their academic outcomes.

As a result of the program, teams will be better equipped to:

3 day retreat Learning Goals 

During the MTS retreat participants will:

past MTS Programs and Locations

Winter 2023 

Pueblo, Colorado

Feb 9-11, 2023

Fall 2023

San Antonio, TX

September 28-30, 2023

Fall 2023

Pasco, Washington

November 2-4, 2023

Winter 2024 

El Centro, California

Feb 8-10, 2024

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