Professor, Author, Speaker

Research with social and educational impact.

Dr. Rios partners with school districts and communities to address system inequities and promote prosperity, well-being, and educational achievement for at-promise students and their families.

Invite Dr. Rios to speak to your school, district, or conference!

Professional Learning Keynotes

Dr. Rios delivers dynamic and impactful Keynote Addresses on Equity, Cultural Responsiveness, Masbloom, and Changing Mindsets from At-Risk to At-Promise

Street Life - By Dr. Victor Rios

Advanced Reader Copy Now Available!

Pre-order Street Life and be first to receive the book by December 15, 2023, ahead of its publication!

Scholar System Frameworks - By Dr. Victor Rios

Masbloom: Prosperity Framework

Our Masbloom Framework, developed by Dr. Victor Rios and deployed by Scholar System, is designed to create a culture of emotional support and resiliency.

12-Module [Year-Long] Teacher Training Program

From Promise to Prosperity 

A School Leader’s toolkit for Equity, SEL, Rigor, and Masbloom. Our Scholar System team will train school leader’s on how to effectively deliver the curriculum, so you may take it back to your site to train your staff! This is a comprehensive 12-Module, 12-Hour training session that can be delivered at your best choice.

Inspirational Keynotes

Inspirational keynotes and training for Educators and Organizational Leaders.

Professional Presentations

Interactive and motivational presentations for educators, students, and organizational leaders.


Author of six books and multiple articles and reports


Educator Projected Self-Actualization

Dr. Rios trains educators on anti-racist teaching practices that promote student belonging, care, and self-actualization. 

"The stories, the anecdotes, that’s what really touched my heart, that’s what really touched my student’s heart."
Maria J.
Teacher San Gabriel High
"He shared his universal knowledge and expertise in education with our audience of business professionals, policy makers and educators"
Monica Villalobos
President and CEO
He ignited the day as our keynote by reminding us that "educators have the power to transform lives"
Dr. Melissa Castillo
Deputy Associate Superintendent

Featured Scholars

Demontea Thompson

Love Jefferson

Dr. Cassandra Villa

The Pushouts

Dr. Rios’s work and life story is featured in this award-winning documentary by filmmaker Katie Galloway.

 The film focuses on educational equity and supporting marginalized students in building a voice and succeeding in life. Purchase the film for screening by visiting: The Pushouts will screen at the following conferences and festivals: