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Dr. Karla Estrada

Dr. Karla Estrada serves as a Director of Systems Improvement and Innovation for the CCEE, which encompasses the direct technical assistance support for districts and schools struggling with chronic instructional system challenges. She also supports the Special Education Local Plan (SELPA) Leads within the CA System of Support as they build capacity and serve as a resource to fellow SELPAs. 

She has spent over 20 years as an educational leader committed to successfully addressing educational opportunities for all students. Before her time with CCEE, Estrada served as the Deputy Superintendent for the offices in the Academic and Student Support for Equity Team (ASSET) within Boston Public Schools. 

Throughout her educational career, Dr. Estrada has led efforts and collaborated with others to transform systems driven on compliance to those engaged in attaining successful instructional outcomes for all students. Critical to this success has been the partnerships with schools, local and central offices, which include being a proud teacher and administrator in Los Angeles Unified School District. 

Dr. Estrada obtained her doctorate in Educational Leadership for Social Justice from Loyola Marymount University by examining English language development among over 22,000 English learners with specific learning disabilities in an urban school district. 

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