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KCPS Welcomes Language Access Manager

A smiling Latino man with black hair in a grey and black suit.

The Department of Language Services and Cultural Equity is excited to introduce Victor Aguilar, the new KCPS Language Access Manager! This is a new position for KCPS that will support interpretation, translation and communication with our multilingual families.

Mr. Aguilar was raised in rural southwestern Kansas by Mexican immigrant parents. A first-generation high school and college graduate, he is proud of his alma mater, the University of Kansas, and his advanced degrees from Pittsburg State and the University of Missouri-Kansas City. Victor spent time as a teacher and principal in the Kansas City, Kansas, Public Schools, where he had the opportunity to serve as an administrator in both his children’s schools.

During the pandemic, Mr. Aguilar left education to be in the community in a time of great need. He worked as a Project Manager for the Wyandotte County Health Department, then transitioned to a role as Director of Economic Empowerment at El Centro, Inc., a local nonprofit that seeks to improve the lives of Hispanic families in the Kansas City area.