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  • Steering Committee

    Committee Chairs


    Rosa Jimenez, Teacher, RFK Community School - Los Angeles Unified School District

    Antonio Plascencia, Director of Family and Parent Engagement - Los Angeles Unified School District


    2023-2024 Committee Members

    Michele Broadnax
    President & CEO, L.A. Educational Partnership


    Alex Caputo-Pearl
    NEA Vice President, United Teachers of Los Angeles


    Sharon Delugach
    Chief of Staff, Board District 5 Office


    Nicole Douglas
    Community School Coordinator, 74th Street Elementary School


    Karima Gillenwaters
    Coordinator, Black Student Achievment Plan

    Michelle Alferes
    Director of Community Schools, LACOE


    Laura Beebe
    President and CEO, L.A. BEST


    Ana De Jesus
    Parent, Polytechnic High School


    Susan Kagehiro
    Director of Programs, Stuart Foundation


    Graciela Ortiz
    Vice Mayor, City of Huntington Park


    Dr. Sylvia Rosseau
    Professor, USC


    Kyle Serrette
    NEA, Teacher Quality