Drew Furedi

President & Chief Executive Officer at Para Los Niños - California

Drew Furedi

Drew Furedi

President & Chief Executive Officer at Para Los Niños - California

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DREW FUREDI

President & Chief Executive Officer

Drew has more than 20 years of experience working in and managing school systems and non-profits and was named President and Chief Executive Officer at Para Los Niños in the fall of 2017. Prior to joining the PLN Executive Team in 2015, he spent six years in leadership roles with the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD). While with LAUSD, Drew also served on Superintendent John Deasy’s leadership team where he oversaw human capital strategies and programs, including the launch of a new division focused on talent management, new educator evaluations, and a variety of teacher professional development initiatives.

Before this, Drew led the Loyola Marymount University Family of Schools, a network of public schools supported by Loyola Marymount University serving approximately 4,500 students. During Drew’s tenure, academic performance as measured by state testing increased in 6 of the seven schools; graduation rates climbed; and algebra readiness improved across the board. Earlier in his career, Drew was a Partner with The New Teacher Project where he directed a nationwide effort to attract teachers to urban and rural school districts that were difficult to staff, netting more than 10,000 teacher applicants. Drew began his career as a teacher in Baltimore Public Schools as Teach for America corps member.

Drew holds a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science from UCSB, a Master’s degree in Public Administration from USC and a Doctorate in Educational Leadership for Social Justice from Loyola Marymount University. He is a Pahara-Aspen Education Fellow (Cohort XVI) and a member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network. Drew teaches at the doctoral level in Los Angeles where he and his wife live with their son.

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Chief Financial Officer at Para Los Niños - California

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Director of Community Transformation at Para Los Niños - California

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Director of Extended Learning at Para Los Niños - California

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Middle School Assistant Principal at Para Los Niños - California

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Para Los Ninos is a nonprofit organization dedicated for over three decades to the academic success and social well-being of children. Through early education centers at sites throughout Los Angeles, and charter schools covering grades K-8, we place education at the core of our mission to break the cycle of poverty, and close the achievement gap for children living in underserved communities.

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