Moving Towards Serving teams program 

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

Designed for HSIs who are working collectively on campus-wide efforts to move towards serving Latinx and Hispanic students 

A comprehensive program to move HSI teams towards serving


The program begins with a 16-hour 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 decentering of Latinx students. 


During the next month, ESCALA facilitators host follow-up sessions with teams via Zoom to continue braiding the work, diving into data, and providing support towards the team's collective goal.


Six weeks later, teams present a summary of their learning via Zoom to demonstrate their understanding and their commitment to action that will move them towards serving Latinx students.

Registration: $25,000 per HSI Team. Team size is limited to 15 participants.

Coming IN PERSON to a region near you!

Reach out to set up an informational 30 min meeting about this program!

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

*We are currently planning our other 2024 locations. 

If you are interested in bringing ESCALA to your region, please contact us at

course description

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:

retreat Learning Goals 

During the MTS retreat participants will:

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