Audience in Lecture






National Superintendent


Education Growth Group


Dr. Caprice Young is the National Superintendent for Lifelong Learning, the non-profit organization responsible for supporting the Learn4Life Schools, serving more than 49,000 students in more than 85 learning centers in California, Ohio, Texas, South Carolina, and Michigan. Raised in a host foster family, she identifies with and has committed her life to support opportunity youth. Dr. Young left IBM in 1999 to serve as a member and president of the elected Los Angeles school board. In 2003, she founded the California Charter Schools Association. Since 2008, she has provided executive leadership to a range of education, philanthropy, non-profit, and business organizations undergoing major transformations. She is a recipient of the Coro Crystal Eagle for Excellence in Public Service, the California State University Los Angeles Educator of the Year in 2016, and an inductee to the National Charter School Hall of Fame. Dr. Young serves on the boards of several organizations, including the Fordham Foundation and Savvy Source. She has been a lecturer in the UCLA Graduate School of Education & Information Science and the USC School of Education. Fellowships: Coro Los Angeles 1989; Pahara FITFO 14; Broad Academy Cohort 19. Education: Ed.D. UCLA; M.P.A. USC; and B.A. Yale University.