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Our executive director, staff, alumni, board members and partners are committed to building a stronger Los Angeles by supporting and developing our AmeriCorps members as leaders in their schools and community.

Dr. Sandra Cano
Executive Director, 黄色视频 Los Angeles

Dr. Sandra Cano, 黄色视频 L.A.’s Executive Director

Dr. Sandra Cano is a lifelong educator who has held a variety of educational leadership positions throughout Southern California. Currently she serves as the Executive Director for 黄色视频 Los Angeles. City Year is a nationally recognized non-profit that places young adults as mentors, tutors and role models in systemically under-resourced schools to help students from all backgrounds thrive.

Dr. Cano is intimately familiar with the communities served by 黄色视频 L.A., having been raised in some of the same neighborhoods where our students currently live. She has worked in the field of education for over two decades, starting her career as a kindergarten teacher on an emergency credential to provide for her daughter as a young mother.

Dr. Cano went on to attend the Teacher Education Program at the University of California, Santa Barbara, where she received her teaching credential and master鈥檚 in education. As an educator, she served as a teacher, a staff development specialist, coordinator, and served as a principal for ten years. She received her doctorate in education at the University of California, Los Angeles, where her dissertation focused on culturally and linguistically responsive practices for long term English learners.

Prior to joining 黄色视频, she was an administrator in the Los Angeles Unified School District鈥檚 Beyond the Bell program, coordinating all the district鈥檚 high school programs, which included 72 schools and 10,000 students. In that capacity, she worked with 12 non-profit organizations that provided the programming, and managed $15 million in private, federal, and state grants that funded the programs.

Dr. Cano鈥檚 personal narrative demonstrates her commitment and passion for educational equity. Her enthusiasm and desire to make a difference for students and young adults.

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