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College Fellows Served

Currently working in Education

College Fellows
that Identify as Latino/a/x

Graduated or Pursuing a Bachelor's

Earned or Pursuing an Early Childhood Certification

Earned or
Pursuing a Masters


Our College Fellow program provides low-income college students from the Latinx community studying education the opportunity to co-teach alongside experienced professional teachers for 5 weeks every summer gaining additional guided practicum experience as they prepare for a teaching degree or certificate. Fellows gain experience in every aspect of running a school and a classroom as members of our summer teaching staff. They are full participants in curriculum training and planning and daily staff meetings.


Approximately 30% of our fellows are parents with dependent children and the fellows range in age from 18-40 years old


Over 80% of the 45 fellows we have served since 2015 are the first generation in their families to earn a college degree or professional teaching certificate.

Since 2016, FAE has offered 60 fellows the opportunity to explore education as a career and over 50% are currently working in the field of education or actively pursuing a degree in education.


Flor Zamorano

Flor is currently a student teacher at Woodin Elementary School in Bothell, WA and studying at the University of Washington for a Masters in Teaching degree. Flor was a fellow at FAE for 3 years and also an office assistant for one year.

 She attended Skagit Valley College and graduated from Western Washington University  class of 2020, where she earned her Bachelors of Arts with a Major in Teaching for Social Justice: Reimagining, Radical Reconstruction and Resistance and a Minor in Education and Social Justice.


Ranulfo Molina

Ranulfo was an FAE Fellow in 2019 and was a Fellow in the FAE Virtual Academy Pilot Program in 2020. He is currently studying to earn his Masters in education policy at University of Washington. Ranulfo attended & graduated from Western Washington University class of 2021 and received his Bachelors degree.


Gloria Abarca

Gloria was a preschool teacher for FAE summer of 2021 where she built on her previous experience as a private preschool teacher in the Skagit Valley.  She is currently, a special education paraprofessional in a Dual Language elementary school here in the Burlington School District.