Director of Strategy and Advocacy
Latino Education and Advancement Fund
Jorge Lopez is an experienced business and non profit leader who has built multiple thriving organizations. As the founder of Amethod Public Schools (AMPS), established a nationally recognized school management organization and academic program that received various honors for exceptional results, including recognition's such as the Federal Department of Education's National Blue Ribbon School Award, multiple California Department of Education (CDE) Title I Academic Achievement Awards, CDE Distinguished School Awards, and the California Charter Schools Association’s Charter School of the Year. Jorge is a former member of the California State Board of Education, former member of the state Advisory Commission on Charter Schools (ACCS) and the Department of Education Waiver Committee. Lopez is an Aspen-Pahara Institute Fellow, a National Institute for Latino School Leadership Fellow with UNIDOS US (formerly NCLR). Achievement First Accelerator Cohort fellow, and a National Charter School Resource Center (NCRC) Advisory Group member.