Welcome to Lara Consulting! We provide insight and consulting on issues in higher education. Dr. Marisol Clark-Ibáñez Lara is a full professor at California State University San Marcos. Dr. Luke Lara is a counseling faculty member at MiraCosta College. Dr. Clark-Ibáñez Lara and Dr. Lara bring over 50 years of combined teaching, research, and higher education experience to Lara Consulting. Dr. Lara is also MBTI Certified and a trained mediator.

Community college topics of expertise include counseling, leadership, faculty job candidate preparation, hiring practices, student equity, student success, strategic planning, student learning outcome assessment, cultural competency, and current/future trends.

Four-year university topics of expertise include sociology, undocumented students, Latinx communities, childhood studies, validation theory, culturally validating pedagogy, Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSI’s), graduate program evaluation, faculty job candidate preparation, and hiring practices.

Group fee-based Services: Presentations for students, faculty, staff, administrators, or community members on topics listed above.

Individual fee-based Services: Resume/CV review and editing; Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) assessment; faculty interview skills training; and mediation services.

Modality: Services can be provided in-person or via zoom or other online product. In-person services may incur other costs, including travel related costs.

Contact us for more information.