B.A., Political Science, California State University, Los Angeles
MPA, California State University, Long Beach
Ed.D., Higher Education Leadership, California State University, Los Angeles
Marisela Cervantes has two decades of experience advising education leaders and elected officials on education policy and ways to implement equity focused education initiatives in California. Her work has spanned the education pipeline, from PK-12 to licensure at the doctoral level. She is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion in education. She is passionate about supporting leaders to actualize new ideas that aim to make education more inclusive and has led cross functional teams alongside professors, teachers, counselors, and administrators from schools, colleges, and universities focused on implementing education initiatives.