Los Angeles, CA – In an environment plagued by a shortage of qualified teachers, a dearth of high-quality early child care and education options for working parents, and a substantial number of young people who find themselves lacking necessary job skills to enter the workforce, the 8th annual Crossroads Summit in Los Angeles will tackle […]READ MORE
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Los Angeles, CA – LAUP Board Chair David Crippens has announced the planned retirement of Chief Executive Officer Dr. Celia C. Ayala from her current position effective June 2016. Dr. Ayala will continue to serve as an advisor to LAUP when she retires next summer. Until then, she will be working closely with the LAUP […]READ MORE
MEDIA ADVISORY WHO: The City of Los Angeles Workforce Development Board and Los Angeles Universal Preschool (LAUP) are presenting a summit that examines the intersecting lines between the early care and education field and Los Angeles County’s broader workforce development strategies. WHAT: The 8th annual Crossroads Summit seeks to help solidify the future direction of […]READ MORE
LAUP CEO commends Governor Brown, legislators for investment Los Angeles, CA — The early care and education nonprofit Los Angeles Universal Preschool (LAUP) was heartened by the news that early learning gained some ground in the California state budget today. Dr. Celia C. Ayala, CEO of LAUP, said the state’s commitment of $265 million for […]READ MORE
Los Angeles – At the Clinton Global Initiative America (CGI America) meeting, which kicked off today, the Los Angeles County early education nonprofit, LAUP, presented the progress of its Take Time. Talk! campaign, a CGI America Commitment to Action which aims to close the 30-million word gap that exists between young children of low- and […]READ MORE