Jen Matos

Join us on Tuesday, December 10 at 7:00pm for a book talk and signing with Jen Matos,  Assistant Professor of Psychology and Education at Mount Holyoke College and author of La Familia and Other Secrets to Latinx Student Success.

This event is co-sponsored by the Mount Holyoke College Department of Psychology and Education. It is free to attend, but RSVPs are encouraged.

As a reminder, the Odyssey Bookshop offers a 20% discount to (pre-k - 12) teachers, homeschoolers, and librarians on books and non-book items intended for classroom use. We believe that education is key to the healthy development of our young people and our democracy and this is just one way that we support the efforts and hard work of educators. Learn more about or School & Teacher Programs here, and sign up in-store or at the event.

About the Book

Almost like a well-kept family recipe, there exists in education secret ingredients into what makes Latinx students successful. La Familia and Other Secret Ingredients to Latinx Student Success demonstrates how Latinx parents, a well-kept secret ingredient, assist with the academic success of Latinx students at all educational levels. Understanding the power of this secret ingredient—and how to use it—can have a profound impact on success for Latinxs students and can be used as a model for how to work with and support students from all marginalized groups. La Familia and Other Secret Ingredients to Latinx Student Success is suitable for educators at all levels. This book can be used in general education and teacher preparation courses, ethnic studies courses, training for individuals in helping professions, or to launch exciting new dialogue.

About the Author

Jen Matos is Assistant Professor of Psychology and Education at Mount Holyoke College in South Hadley, Massachusetts. She teaches courses on racism, oppression and education, self-awareness, and teacher preparation. She is a graduate of the UMASS Amherst Social Justice Education program.


This event is free and open to the public. To RSVP, please click here.

Get Your Copy

Books will be available to purchase at the event, but if you would like to reserve a copy ahead of time, you may do so below.

Event date: 
Tuesday, December 10, 2019 - 7:00pm
Event address: 
Odyssey Bookshop
9 College Street
South Hadley, MA 01075
La Familia and Other Secret Ingredients to Latinx Student Success Cover Image
ISBN: 9781433167560
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publi - October 17th, 2019

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