Sylvia Jauregui, Ed.D. ’21, Director

Sylvia Jauregi, Ed.D. ’21 has served as director of LMU Family of Schools in November 2023. In this role, she works to support ongoing partnerships between LMU and 14 traditional public, public charter, and Catholic Archdiocesan schools in the surrounding Westchester and Playa Vista communities.

Dr. Jauregui is an educational leader and former classroom teacher who is passionate about equity and social justice, and excels at translating complex issues into compelling narratives that drive action. Through her prior experiences, she has successfully led systemic change initiatives by leveraging her policy expertise, research skills, and stakeholder engagement. She is a former senior public policy manager at Subject, an educational technology company, and was previously an assistant director of the Center for Equity for English Learners (CEEL) housed with LMU School of Education.

She received an M.Ed. in educational policy and planning from the University of Texas at Austin and earned her Ed.D. from LMU in educational leadership for social justice. Her award-winning dissertation focused on the experiences of Latina parent leaders in the LCAP decision-making process.