Executive Director - LA
Mike Stryer is California senior executive director of Teach Plus- focused on elevating teacher leadership in policy and instructional practice. Prior to Teach Plus, he taught Social Studies at Fairfax High School in Los Angeles for eight years, serving as the school’s Lead Teacher and the United Teachers Los Angeles (UTLA) chapter chair. He co-founded NewTLA, a political reform caucus within UTLA’s governing body. Before teaching, Mike worked in international business, heading international divisions of several U. S. consumer products companies, including Applause and Variflex. He has a bachelor’s degree from Stanford University in Political Science and master’s degrees from Yale University and Pepperdine University.