The Director leads public policy and supports member schools’ interests across Los Angeles County in the areas of charter school authorization, growth, renewals, funding equity, and facilities. This position is part of a team that works closely with hundreds of educators operating local charter organizations, community groups, and local elected officials to maximize the positive impact of charter schools as part of the public education system in the region and to ensure that all students and families have access to high quality public school options.
The team supports 350 charter schools across Los Angeles County, including more than 220 schools authorized by the Los Angeles Unified School District. The work includes building relationships with charter school educators, school board members, city council members and other stakeholders to lay the foundation for new areas of charter growth in the region and remove barriers to operation and success in serving students and families.
What Success Looks Like
To achieve success in this role, qualified candidates will be able to consistently meet and exceed these goals:
Please send the following to Hilary Harmssen, firstname.lastname@example.org. Subject line should read (exactly as written): Director, Regional Advocacy, Los Angeles Opening: (Name)