Dulce Isalguez Parker


Dulce Isalguez Parker is the founder of Making Connections, Inc.; a 501(c)(3) non profit cultural education organization. She is a Cultural Educator and a Parent/School Involvenment Consulant. Her over 30 years of work and world wide travel gave her valuable experience in working with people of different cultural backgrounds. Her passion for traveling and learning about cultural diversity influenced her dedication to help parents and youth value the importance of education and their cultural heritage. She creates partnerships and positive learning environments for parents, schools and the community.

BS in Social Work, Florida International University, Miami, Florida

U.S. Air Force 6-year military service in the United States and Europe.

A native of the Caribbean Islands, born in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic and attended school in New York City.

Dulce Parker University of North Texas, Denton Parent Education Conference

Dulce Parker at the
St. Philip's School & Community Center

Professional Work:

Executive Director & Cultural Educator - Making Connections, Inc.
* Dallas Independent School District – Parental Involvement Specialist & Consultant
* City of Dallas Health and Human Services Department - Social Worker
* City of Dallas Police Department – Youth Counselor
* Texas Department of Child Protective Services - Social Work/Case Manager
Training Coordinator for Education & Employment Programs, Junior College, Temple, TX

Cultural & Education Programs, Conferences, and Presentations:

City of Dallas, Office of Cultural Affairs - Cultural Programs
University of North Texas - Dallas Campus
* University of North Texas in Denton- 12th Annual Parents Education Conference
Big Thought - Art/Cultural Organization Dallas
* South Dallas Cultural Center
* Latino Cultural Center, Dallas
Brookhaven Community College Cultural Program
* Bilingual Education Association of the Metroplex (BEAM)
* Florida State PTA Board Conference
* The National & Texas Association of Bilingual Education (NABE & TABE)
* Texas Education Agency (TEA) Austin
* TEA Region XI Service Center Fort Worth
* TEA Richardson, Texas
* Dallas Independent School District Staff Development
* Dallas City Library International Book Fair
Verizon - Cross Cultural Training, Dallas, Texas

Ms. Parker is a cofounder and past president of "La Sociedad Cultural Dominicana, Dallas/Ft. Worth, Texas".

Member of Women Veterans Network (WoVeN)
Member of National Association Latino Arts and Culture (NALAC)

Ms. Parker is bilingual in English and Spanish.

Updated Apr. 23, 2008

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