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Matty Lazo-Chadderton

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Board Member

Phone: (919) ***-****x***  HQ Phone
Public School Forum of North Carolina
3739 National Drive Suite 100
Raleigh, North Carolina 27612
United States

 
Background

Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations

  • Board Member
    North Carolina Senate
  • Board Member
    El Pueblo
  • Member
    El Pueblo
  • Board Member
    Hispanic/Latino Affairs
  • Goodmon Fellow
    Hispanic/Latino Affairs
  • Board of Advisors Member
    Women

Education

  • degree , elementary education
    National Women Pedagogic Institute
  • graduate degree
    National University of Education
45 Total References
Web References
2011 Advisory Board | North Carolina Governor's Conference for Women
www.ncwomensconference.com, 22 Mar 2014 [cached]
Matty Lazo-Chadderton
NCCADV - North Carolina Coalition Against Domestic Violence, DV information and resources.
www.nccadv.org, 10 Nov 2011 [cached]
Matty Lazo-Chadderton
Matty Lazo-Chadderton was born and raised in Lima, Peru. The oldest of five siblings, she became an educator, following in the footsteps of her maternal grandmother and mother. She graduated from National Women Pedagogic Institute, Lima Peru, with a degree in elementary education. Then, she went on to pursue a graduate degree from the Doctoral Faculty of Sciences of Pedagogy at the National University of Education in Lima, Peru. After graduation, she worked for four years as an elementary school teacher.
In 1974, she moved to Caracas, Venezuela, where she worked at MAI de Venezuela, Inc. first, as a Credit and Collections Manager and then, as Manager of the Department of Education and Computer Services. In 1983, she moved to La Romana, Dominican Republic, where she established and managed Galleria Equis, an international art gallery.
In search of better services for her son David, who has autism, Lazo-Chadderton and her family moved in 1987 to Raleigh, North Carolina. Since the very beginning, she was active in disability advocacy organizations and has gone through intensive training in regular and special education and early intervention. Her accomplishments include a fellowship with the Early Childhood Leadership Development Program, UNC-Chapel Hill, 1994-95; fellowship with the Education Policy Fellowship Program, 2000-01; a fellowship with the Institute for Educational Leadership in 1996; and in 2003 a fellowship with the Institute of Political Leadership at UNC-Wilmington; and she is a Goodmon Fellow, 1993.
Over the years, Lazo-Chadderton has been a Multicultural Consultant for Hispanic families and children with and without disabilities. She also worked for the Durham Interagency Council, as the Hispanic Consultant for Families until 1997, and from 1998 to January 2000; she worked as the Hispanic/Latino Education Advocate for NC Justice and Community Development Center, becoming in 1999 the first Hispanic woman lobbyist for NC General Assembly for Educational Issues and for English Language Learners (ELL).
Lazo-Chadderton was the Director, Hispanic and Latino Affairs for Senator Marc Basnight, President Pro Tempore of the NC Senate, 2001 to 2011; Consultant for Community Outreach for the Legislative Joint Redistricting Committee, April 2011 to June 2011.
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Currently Lazo-Chadderton is the Institutional Public Affairs Officer for the Consulate General of Mexico in Raleigh. In addition to her duties she has served on a variety of task forces such as: Closing the Achievement Gap, DPI, Basic Skills/Literacy, NC Community Colleges and Latino Health Task Force at the Institute of Medicine. She has served on the boards of NC Council on Developmental Disabilities, NC Autism Society, Leadership Triangle, Wake Up Wake County, NC MLK Center, NC Center for International Understanding, Inter-Faith Food Shuttle Currently, she serves on the boards of NC Public Schools Forum, Susan G Komen for the Cure, Triangle Affiliate, NC Governor's Conference for Women, Burroughs Wellcome Fund Advisory Board, Center for Sustainable Tourism at ECU Advisory Board.
Matty Lazo-Chadderton lives in Cary. She has two sons David, 28 from Cary, and Andrew, 26 from South Corea.
Matty Lazo Chadderton | North Carolina Governor's Conference for Women
www.ncwomensconference.com, 7 Feb 2011 [cached]
Matty Lazo Chadderton Director, Hispanic Latino Affairs, Office of the President Pro Tem, North Carolina Senate
Proyecto Visión
www.projectvision.net, 1 Jan 2005 [cached]
photo of Matty Lazo-Chadderton speaking with Linda Harringon
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Opening Plenary speaker Matty Lazo-Chadderton (center), talks with Linda Harringon, Director, NCDVRS
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In order to take advantage of opportunities that may lead to employment, however, Latino families and people with disabilities must learn to reframe their cultural attitudes regarding 'la verguenza.' Matty Lazo-Chadderton, Director of Hispanic/Latino Affairs for the Office of the President Pro Tempore of the North Carolina Senate said after having a child with autism, she learned that there is no shame in disability. Instead, she has learned the importance of respect, dignity and employment for people with disabilities.
Proyecto Visión
www.proyectovision.net, 1 Jan 2005 [cached]
photo of Matty Lazo-Chadderton speaking with Linda Harrington
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"When people look at my son they don't realize he has a disability because it's invisible," said Matty Lazo-Chadderton, director of the Hispanic/Latino Affairs for the Office of the North Carolina President Pro Tempore of the North Carolina Senate. "Disability is universal. It affects people at all different levels. While it's challenging to be the mom, it's double or triple the challenge to be the mom of a person with a 'different' ability. David Chadderton-Lazo, Matty's son, is an intelligent, strong young man who is very family-oriented and is a powerful self-advocate.
"I don't think of my son as a person with a disability," Matty said.
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Matty continued, "Despite the challenges, I embraced help from other people, not only for my son, but for myself in learning English.
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Matty Lazo-Chadderton said that the "shame and the stigma" of being disabled is worse than the actual disability.
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