Welcome to Ollin Educational Services!
We provide high quality expertise on Ethnic Studies curriculum and program development. We also 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, 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:
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.
Irene Sanchez, Ph.D.
Dr. Sanchez an educator who has over 10 years working on issues of equity in higher education particulary 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 also 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.