I am the Chair of the Board of Education’s Family & Community Engagement Committee.
During the 2022-23 school year, the committee will discuss strategies to strengthen communication with LAUSD families, shape stakeholder engagement practices, examine emerging needs among families, and address opportunities for adult learning.
Scott M. Schmerelson, Chairperson
Nick Melvoin, Board Member
Tanya Ortiz Franklin, Board Member
Antonio Plascencia, Director, Office of Parent & Community Services
Pia Escudero, Executive Director, Student Health & Human Services
My T. Huynh, Chief Administrative and Education Counsel
Anvi Kevany, Parent, President of Highlands Council of PTA's
Cathie Chenoweth, School Liason, Los Angeles Public Library Engagement and Learning
Jenna Schwartz, Parent, Teacher, Co-founder Parents Supporting Teachers
Yolanda McCoy, Project Specialist, Los Angeles Neighborhood Initiative
Abigail Lee, Senior, Van Nuys High School
Lisa Salazar, General Manager, Youth Development Department, City of Los Angeles
Jessica T. Boro, Parent/Former LAUSD Educator
Everil Nelson, Parent in BD7, Family Advisory Council, and BSAP Family Advisory