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Educo Research began as the owner and principal researcher, Pamela Hernandez, Ph.D., engaged nonprofits and community partners, and discovered an unmet need for more research, assessment and evaluation to support organizational missions and community group projects. Dr. Hernandez also interacted with community advocates and leaders in Houston, and discovered an opportunity to use her skills in teaching and facilitation to train other community leaders in an effort to build human capacity, and work toward social change.

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Principal Researcher and Founder

Pamela Hernandez, Ph.D. was raised in Houston, TX, and pursued higher education and work opportunities across the U.S.  Dr. Hernandez has fourteen years of professional experience in U.S. public and private higher education institutions in fields such as educational research, assessment and evaluation, as well as student leadership development, multiculturalism, diversity, social justice training, and program and fiscal management.  Additionally, she worked to support the college access and college success of Houston families, developing and managing programs, curriculum and resources to ensure relevance to a diverse population. Furthermore, Dr. Hernandez coordinated professional development training on topics such as social, emotional learning, emotional intelligence, college and career counseling, and educational policies affecting post-secondary education. Dr. Hernandez also taught college and graduate level courses on demographic trends & research on ethnic minorities, diversity in education, Latino leadership, transfer learning communities, and college study skills.  

Pamela Hernandez, Ph.D.

Pamela Hernandez, Ph.D.
Principal Researcher/Owner

Dr. Hernandez earned a doctoral degree from the University of Maryland, College Park in the field of Higher Education Administration, a Master of Science in Educational Leadership & Policy Studies from the University of Oregon, and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology/Anthropology from Knox College.

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