Learn more about scholar system and enjoy our special offers

Thank you CABE 2024 attendees!

Enter our raffle!

For a chance to win a free keynote presentation or parent empowerment session by Dr. Victor Rios, to be announced at CABE 2024!

By sharing your information with us, you will also receive the following free items:

  • Access to free educator resources and tools via email
  • Follow Dr. Rios on instagram for an additional chance to win! @drvictorrios
Our work

2024 Solutions Catalog

  • Scholar System provides district and organizational leaders solutions for strengthening communities, implementing systematic training, and creating transformative student empowerment.

Scholar system by Dr. Victor Rios

Invite Cabe keynote speaker, dr. Victor Rios to your school District

Street Life

Street Life, Second Edition: A Student Literacy Curriculum

Dr. Rios’s Life Story and Messages of Empowerment for Young People

  • Chapter specific questions and critical thinking prompts.
  • Access to student empowerment training based on each chapter of the book, focused on SEL, literacy and life skills.
  • Student-friendly Google Drive resources such as Hyperdocs, Google Game Boards, collaborative projects, and teacher slide decks

Multilingual Empowerment Bundle: Free access to literacy curriculum with any purchase of 25 copies of street life

Special offer for CABE 2024 attendees!

Become a certified #Masbloomer with Dr. Victor Rios’ new online learning platform

  • How to promote equitable, culturally responsive,
    SEL, and prosperous classrooms and school systems.
    Year-long training in
  • Masbloom: High Rigor/High Engagement fused with High Emotional Support.
  • Companion slide decks, printable resources, videos, and more!
  • A Train-the-Trainer Leadership Platform: “The Educator of Prosperity Online Certification Program.”
  • Contact us to learn more about district wide access
Free resource

Deficit vs asset worksheet

  • Cut out the cards on this page and the next. You will only need one set per pair/ team.
  • Once they are cut out, sort the cards into three categories: Asset language, deficit language, or neutral.
  • After you are done sorting, discuss with your team on the placement of each card.
  • Discuss any differences in view points.
special offer for cabe 2024

Purchase a full set for your district!

  • Professionally printed and cut cards
  • 25 sets of all 40 Deficit vs Asset cards for use with your entire school site or district
  • $999 for the set of 25 (1000 cards total)
from our featured speaker Demontea Thompson

Raised From Scratch

  • Featured Presentation by Demontea Thomspon: ” Connected Stories: Lifting as we climb” 1:30-2:45PM

  • Location: Hyatt Regency Long Beach: Regency F

Join Us!

The Pushouts Screening

  • The Pushouts is being screened, Friday, at 4:45  in LBCC Grand Ballroom B.

  • Q&A with Dr. Victor Rios and Dr. Mireles-Rios from 5:50-6:20 pm.

Components of Systems and Cultures of Prosperity
Download the assessment at the form found on the bottom of this page

Prosperity-Based Education. Culture Self-Assessment

This assessment was designed to help school and district leaders identify areas of strength and reflect on areas of growth in their system cultures. This self-assessment aligns with the key components of prosperous cultures: 

  1. Student Empowerment and Agency
  2. High expectations and High Support
  3. Strong System Connections
  4. Leveraging Student Strengths
  5. Adapting to Student Needs
  6. Relevant, Responsive Instruction
Meet Our Team

Scholar System Leadership

We are a network of professional equity and justice advocates. Our unique delivery model for professional learning supports educators in applying evidence-based strategies, ultimately transforming hearts, minds, and practice. At Scholar System, our goal is to build and strengthen the capacity of your internal teams, thus allowing for this work to sustain long past our time with your organization.

Dr. Victor Rios


Audrey Lee

Director of Professional Development

Love Jefferson

Director of Collaboration

“Dr. Rios and his Scholar System team have provided Napa Valley Unified School District exceptional training on equity, student empowerment and engagement, team building, and classroom strategies. Scholar System has provided our administrators and teachers ongoing, sustainable training and support that is helping us move forward in our work to promote prosperity for all students.” 

–  Dr. Rosanna Mucetti Superintendent, Napa Valley Unified School District

Proud District Partnerships

New to 2023!

From Risk to Promise: The Classroom Application Handbook

This Classroom Application Handbook is a companion volume for practitioners in need of research-based best practices to apply with students. Inside is a wealth of resources created for educators seeking practical, teacher-tested strategies to support the prosperity-based practices in From Risk to Promise: A School Leader’s Guide to Professional Learning in Prosperity-Based Education. This handbook contains over 150 teacher-tested classroom activities, engaging strategies, and instructional tips for each of the twelve modules in From Risk to Promise, centered around the foundational elements of prosperous classrooms.