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LAUP CEO to Retire in June 2016

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 […]


Crossroads Summit to Address Issues, Explore Solutions Impacting Early Education and Larger Workforce

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 […]


Early learning gains ground in state budget agreement

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 […]