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Fellow of the Month

Braulio Salas - January 2015 Fellow of the Month

Braulio Salas
Secondary Education Graduate Fellow
Hometown: Silver Spring, Maryland
School: The University of Pennsylvania
Degree: M.S.Ed. Urban Education
PlacementNational Urban League

Braulio Salas is a native of Silver Spring, Maryland. He graduated from Rutgers University, where he earned a B.A. in political science. As an undergraduate, Braulio served as the Rutgers University Latino Student Council’s male co-chair and as a member of the Vice President’s Leadership Council. In addition, Braulio was a McNair Scholar and centered his undergraduate research on the attrition of Latino students at the secondary and post-secondary levels.

Braulio is an AmeriCorps Alumnus, having served as a Teach for America corps member from 2011 to 2013. As a member of the Greater Philadelphia teaching corps, Braulio taught 10th grade Spanish at ASPIRA Olney Charter High School in North Philadelphia. While teaching full-time, he obtained his M.S.Ed. in Urban Education from the University of Pennsylvania. Braulio centered his master’s thesis research on frame theory and the impact framing effects have on education policy.

As a CHCI Graduate Fellow, Braulio seeks to learn more about policy formation and the legislative process that impacts students across the country. He is dedicated to closing the achievement gap and fostering a system in which more Latino students will pursue a college education.

Past Fellow of the Month

Araceli Gutiérrez - December 2014 Fellow of the Month
Margarita Chavez - November 2014 Fellow of the Month
Cheye-Ann Corona - October 2014 Fellow of the Month
Eric Hernandez - May 2014 Fellow of the Month
Scott Astrada March 2014 Fellow of the Month
Daphne Delgado - February 2014 Fellow of the Month
Carolina Rizzo - January 2014 Fellow of the Month
Elizabeth Padilla-Crespo - December 2013 Fellow of the Month
Yesenia Lopez - November 2013 Fellow of the Month
Norma Salazar-Ibarra and Pedro Suarez: October 2013 Fellows of the Month
Reuben Kapp - May 2013 Fellow of the Month
Michael Bueno - Fellow of the Month - April 2013
Jennifer Castillo - Fellow of the Month March 2013
Morgan Brand - Fellow of the Month February 2013
Aurelia De La Rosa Aceves & Daniel Lind - January 2013
Aurelia de la Rosa Aceves - January 2013
Pamela Diaz - December 2012
Jose Plaza - November 2012
Elizabeth Salinas - April 2012
Mario Flores - March 2012
Tomas Robles, Jr. - February 2012
Cristal Ruiz - December 2011
Monica Bautista - November 2011
Alyssa Padilla - May 2011
Josefina Villanueva - April 2011
Alexis Ruiz - March 2011
Judith Perez -- February 2011
Romie Barriere -- December 2010
Miguel Lopez -- November 2010
Evelia Castillo -- May 2010
Julio Costa - April 2010
Ulises A. Gonzalez - March 2010
Andrea Serra - February 2010
Bertha Guerrero - January 2010
Rebecca Medina - December 2009
Rita Rico - November 2009
Craig Martinez-May 2009
Daniel Montes-April 2009
Stephen Perez-March 2009
Veronica Duron-February 2009
Esther Valle-April 2008
Robert Fuentes-March 2008
M. Lucero Ortiz-February 2008
Daniel Herrera-January 2008
Frinny R. Polanco-November 2007
Betsaida Alcantara-April 2007
Jose A. Medina-March 2007
Angelica M. Reza-February 2007