Our Office Hours

Monday-Friday: 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Meet the Office Staff

Evelyn Gonzalez, M.Ed.
Advisor
(773) 442-5465
E-Gonzalez10@neiu.edu

Elizabeth Villarreal, M.A.
Advisor
(773) 442-5464
E-Villarreal@neiu.edu

(773) 442-5460
(773) 442-4904
Photograph of Angelica Rivera
Angelica
Rivera Ph.D.
Director
Proyecto Pa’Lante
Expertise
Dr. Rivera has extensive experience teaching at both the graduate and undergraduate levels. She has taught courses in Educational Foundations, Race, Class and Diversity in the U.S. Educational System and Latina/o Studies.
Education

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Doctorate of Philosophy in Educational Policy Studies, History of Education

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Master of Arts in Educational Policy Studies, History of Education

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Bachelor of Arts, Spanish and Latin American and Caribbean Studies

Background

Dr. Rivera is a first generation college student who has served as Director of Proyecto Pa’Lante for three years.  As Director of Proyecto Pa’Lante she has taught the Proyecto Pa’Lante Seminar and oversees the recruitment, admissions, retention, advising and programming of her program.  

Additional Information

Dr. Angélica Rivera is currently working as a co-editor on a book about Latina/o Education in Chicago.    She has also volunteered in Congressman Luis Gutierrez’ Citizenship Workshops in an effort to increase civic participation. 

Office: LWH 4029
Mailing address: 5500 North St. Louis Avenue
Chicago, IL 60625
United States

Office Hours
Monday-Friday: 8:30a.m. - 4:30p.m.