Interview with CA EXL Leadership Awardees #4
Fireside Chat: December 5, 2023

Interview with CA EXL Leadership Awardees #4

Join us for Fireside Chat #58!

In this chat, Heather Williams from the California AfterSchool Network is joined by Michael Funk, Director of the Expanded Learning Division of the California Department of Education (EXLD). This chat wraps up a series of chats with the 2023 California Expanded Learning Leadership Awardees who were recognized earlier this year during the annual Lights On Afterschool celebration. In this first inspirational chat, we are joined by:

  • America Aguirre Gomez, CORAL Managing Director, Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County – Region 5, Innovation Leadership Award
  • Jane D’Anna, Director of Expanded Learning Opportunities, Lancaster School District – Region 11, Innovation Leadership Award


Make sure to check out the first three chats in this series if you haven’t watched them yet:


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