• Dear Folsom Middle School Parents:

    Mr. Colondres, a Folsom Cordova Unified School District employee, is the lead researcher of an independent research study for his doctoral dissertation from the University of the Pacific. (Please see the attached flyer.)

    This study is not affiliated with nor sponsored by the school district. Your child’s participation is completely voluntary. If your child meets the criteria outlined on the attached flyer, and you are in agreement they participate in the doctoral study, please indicate your interest on the form using the link:

    (https://forms.gle/1L8pjj6aU7KDdi4W8) or by emailing a_colondres@u.pacific.edu.

    Thank you for your consideration of this critical study. The researcher will contact you with further information if you are interested.

    Your child’s participation would entail a (1) 30-minute one-on-one interview via the Zoom online platform with the researcher.

    Thank you for your consideration.


    Mr. Colondres

    messages/attachments/853ce3bf7d722e9a53575c97d0baa8b9/study_flyer.docx (488.3 KB)



Degrees and Certifications:

Education: ​Doctor of Education - University of the Pacific - December 2022 Master of Arts - Curriculum & Instruction - University of Colorado - May 2014 Bachelor of Arts - Social Science - San Diego State University - May 2008 Licensures: Reading and Literacy Leadership Specialist Secondary English Secondary Social Studies ​English Learner Authorization Memberships: American Educational Research Association ​ ​International Literacy Association

Mr. Colondres (he/him)

My mission is to embrace, facilitate, and cultivate whole child based emancipatory education to reduce the gender reading gap.



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