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Why We Use Immersive-Disruptive Learning

Posted: March 11, 2016 at 12:19 pm   /   Ernesto Nieto, Featured

This article is by NHI president and founder Ernesto Nieto. After our first statewide Lorenzo de Zavala Youth Legislative Session in 1983, we started to receive personal notes, letters, and even telephone calls from parents wanting to know what we done to their children in a matter of eight days being with us. Almost always, […]

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NHI Announces Celebracion 2016 Location: McAllen

Posted: February 24, 2016 at 11:55 am   /   Celebración, Featured, NHI News

The National Hispanic Institute has announced that, for the first time in its history, its 2016 Celebracion event will be held in the Rio Grande Valley. Specifically, it will be at the McAllen Convention Center from Nov. 10-13, with the newly-constructed Embassy Suites across the hotel serving as the host hotel for the event. Celebracion, […]

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From the President’s Desk: Thirty-Six Years of Investment In Leadership

Posted: February 19, 2016 at 2:30 pm   /   Ernesto Nieto, Featured

Leadership training is undoubtedly crucial in the development of young people, and it’s particularly important in high school. And yet, this aspect of student development is often neglected. Schools focus attention on test scores and college readiness, leaving what little leadership training they might invest in to motivational speakers who associate personal success with how […]

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