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Feliza Ortiz-Licon, EdD

Senior Director, K-16 Education Programs


School leadership, cultural competence, city-school relations, large-scale reform, college access, urban schooling and service-learning

Doctoral degree, education, University of California, Irvine; master’s degree, city and regional planning, University of California, Berkeley; bachelor’s degree, political science, Chicana/o studies specialization, University of California, Los Angeles

Current Position:
Spearheading NCLRs youth leadership development initiatives for secondary programs

Previous Position(s):
Director of College Access, Fulfillment Fund; Director of Policy/Chief of Staff, Los Angeles Unified School District, Board District 5; researcher, Urban Planning, Housing/Land Use Development, City of Long Beach/Institute of Urban & Regional Development; elementary school teacher, Long Beach Unified School District