Darin Earley


Darin Earley, Ed.D. has served as Director of the Loyola Marymount University Family of Schools for 10 years. He is responsible for overseeing the daily operations of the Family of Schools, managing various programs and grant funded projects that support 15 partner schools, and serving as a liaison between the university and the local education community. Having worked as a secondary school administrator, classroom teacher and human relations facilitator, Dr. Earley has over 18 years experience with the Los Angeles Unified School District. A native of Los Angeles, he graduated from Westchester High School in 1983 before going off to Howard University where he received a Bachelors Degree in Business Administration (1988). He has a Masters degree in Educational Administration and a doctorate from the University of Southern California Rossier School of Education, with a concentration in Educational Psychology (2016).

Designing curriculum for students and providing professional development and training for teachers, Darin has conducted numerous workshops on topics including motivation and learning, cultural competency, leadership, student-centered pedagogy, effective parenting, and college readiness. Dr. Earley is a master teacher with a unique ability to challenge others to rethink the manner in which they interact, communicate, pursue their goals, and ultimately live their lives. An author, speaker, Christian minister, husband of 27 years and father of five, Darin Earley is also a part-time faculty member in the LMU Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, Co-Chairs the School of Education Partnership Committee, is a member of the SOE Academic Program Review Committee, serves on several external school boards and is active in community service.