Rob R. Rodriguez, Founder of Family for Life, is a Foster/Adoptive Care and Fatherhood Consultant and experienced Foster/Adoptive single father who has been recognized for his extensive work and success in foster consulting and parenting. Rob brings more than 20 years of collective experience in foster parenting, preschool teaching, community service leadership, developing afterschool programs and Mentoring/Big Brother.
As a member of a large family, Rodriguez uses his childhood learning experiences and extensive foster and adoptive care work to help families in need of guidance, resources and tools. He empowers families and professionals through practical advice and simple techniques for managing challenging situations on both a short-term and long-term basis. His training, presentations and workshops combine storytelling, educational experiences and personal inspiration to create valuable, practical training with real-world application.
Rob currently serves as Director of the a program providing fatherhood education and promoting positive family relationships; and Family Ties Project, a project offering support to foster and adoptive families.
Rob has presented at the Texas Foster Family Association Winter Growth Conference and the Stae Conference as well.
Rob was recognized for his work with the 21st Century Community Learning Center Grant at Hernandez Intermediate School—where he trained and motivated teachers, students and parents through his work. The Texas Pathfinder School Collaborative for innovative programs in Texas schools deemed his program an Outstanding Program for students and their families.