LNESC Austin

LNESC Austin center is located adjacent to downtown Austin, which houses a greatly expanding technology hub. With a great migration of technological companies flowing from Silicon Valley and the Bay area, Austin has become a city full of excitement and innovation. Austin, even with its rapid expansion, still remains true to its young, university town roots with students coming to the city from all over the United States and the world to bring their diverse backgrounds to the University of Texas. With the great education, training, and leadership evident in Austin’s higher education institutions, students graduate each year able to contribute positively towards Austin’s economic prosperity and its uniqueness. It also just so happens to be the Live Music Capital of the world!
Austin Center students

Developing Lifelong Learners

At LNESC Austin, we don’t just believe a career should line a students’ pocketbook--A career should also bring joy and fulfillment. We do our best as educational mentors and advisors to help students in their path to college and beyond by offering opportunities to experience different educational institutions and partake in real, hands-on career experiences.

Main Office

2124 E. 6th St. Unit 101
Austin TX, 78745

Inspiring Academic Excellence and Empowering Latino Youth


Talent Search

Provides academic counseling, college/university mentorship through one-on-one advising and workshops, and career advising for students eligible and enrolled in the program.

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Ford Driving Dreams

Working in local communities to achieve education equity across the U.S. To date, the Ford Driving Dreams Grants Program has funded over 82 programs across 25 states,

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Coding Camp

Our partnership with Code Ninjas allows students to learn major computer languages like: JavaScript, Python, Scratch, and more. Contact us to sign up.

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Dr. Maria Elena Cruz - Director

Dr. Maria Elena Cruz

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Elizabeth Andera

Elizabeth Andera Administrative Assistant

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Tina “Elena” Nguyen Advisor/Mentor

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Francis S. Carrillo Advisor/Mentor

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