FORA.tv Speaker - Lisa Kaufman
Dr. Lisa Kaufman is the director of the Early Learning Services Department at the Santa Clara County Office of Education (SCCOE). She is responsible for leading Head Start, State Preschool, the Inclusion Collaborative, the California Preschool Instructional Network and Local Planning Council efforts as well as a variety of early learning initiatives, including the Santa Clara County Early Learning Master Plan, Educare of California at Silicon Valley and statewide and local strategic planning and implementation efforts for transitional kindergarten.
Prior to joining SCCOE, Dr. Kaufman served as the chief of Early Childhood Education at San Francisco Unified School District, where she was responsible for the district’s initial pre-k-3rd strategic planning efforts and led the city’s largest early learning program. She previously led Early Advantage, a collaborative effort of the Los Angeles County Office of Education and the Los Angeles County Education Foundation that served more than 30,000 children, families and early childhood and elementary educators annually.
Dr. Kaufman received her Ph.D. and A.M. in Developmental Psychology from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and her B.A. from the University of California, Los Angeles.
02.06.13 | 01:08:54 min
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