Welcome to Ollin Educational Services!
We provide high quality expertise on Ethnic Studies curriculum and program development. In other words we are Ethnic Studies educators/teachers in K-12 systems and have taught college level Ethnic Studies as well.
We specialize in issues related to equity and education. We offer curriculum and professional development for teachers, administrators, and staff at K-12 organizations as well as for community colleges, colleges/universities, non-profits, and community organizations.
We are experienced activists, advocates, educators, writers, and thinkers. Other services we offer include: presentations, speaking (keynotes), facilitation/moderation, commentary, and writing on issues related to our backgrounds and areas of expertise.
Ollin Educational Services is about Movement in Education.
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Sean Arce, Ph.D., and Irene Sanchez, Ph.D.
Sean Arce, Ph.D.
Dr. Arce is an educator with 20+ years of experience and has served as a teacher and administrator. He is the former director of the Mexican American Studies program in Tucson Unified School District that was later banned by the State of Arizona. Dr. Arce is the recipient of the Myles Horton Education Award for Teaching People’s History from the Zinn Education Project. He has spoken/lectured/presented at over 100 colleges/universities/schools and is currently a high school teacher and college professor.
Irene Sanchez, Ph.D.
Dr. Sanchez is an educator who has over 10 years working on issues of equity in higher education mostly at the community college level. She has worked for numerous college access programs including GEAR UP, Upward Bound, and Migrant Education. A former college/university Race and Ethnic Studies Educator, Dr. Sanchez now leads a high school Chicano/Latino Studies Program where she teaches at three high schools a day. She collaborates with museums and other non-profits blending history and engaging poetry/art programming to bring Ethnic Studies to the community. She has spoken/lectured/presented at over 50 colleges/universities/schools. In 2019 she was named as the only teacher from California and Ethnic Studies teacher serve on the Teacher Advisory Council for the National Humanities Center.