Rise and Grind with Lola Alvarez

Mom, Advocate, Attention-getter 

As a mother of three students with learning differences, Lola is incredibly passionate about special education. Over the years, she has maintained ongoing collaborations with Special Education teachers, General Education teachers, and Administrators in various schools to support her sons' individual needs and ensure their academic success. She has become very familiar with IEP and 504 processes and procedures as a result. She has also been privileged to work with special education teams and students, both as an employee in the Frisco ISD Special Education program and as a school volunteer. Lastly, she has provideded volunteer support for organizations such as Understood.org, Parent Education Network (PEN), and Bookshare.