Vidalino Raatior, Ed.D


m-Vid-Raatior Vid is the Project Director of Science Education & Mentorship in Latino Lives in Academia (SEMILLA) at the University of California Santa Cruz (UCSC). He had also served as director of the Pacific Islander Student Center (PISC) and the AANAPISI Project at the University of Hawaii at Hilo and a recently earned a Doctorate in Education (Ed.D) from UH Manoa’s College of Education. Previously, he worked for 10 years at Santa Clara University in California as the Assistant Director of International Programs Office and as Associate Director of the Center for Multicultural Learning. He has also served as Assistant Director and classroom teacher at Xavier High School in Chuuk, FSM. Originally from the Northwest region of Chuuk, Vid attended public schools before completing a bachelors degree in communications from the University of Guam and a masters degree in educational administration from the University of San Francisco.

Vid is the principal founder of Raatior Consulting and founder of the Pacific Focused Initiative aimed at advancing the success of Pacific Islander-serving organizations in the US. He has also been very involved in public educational reform and social justice efforts in Chuuk State.


Position: Principal
Org: Raatior Consulting
Phone: 808-430-2017

Areas of Focus

  • Arts, Culture, Humanities
  • Children, Youth and Families
  • Civic Engagement
  • Education
  • Media Education


  • Chuukese