Committed to June 2024, Leadership Team Co-Chair
Erin Sipes currently serves as the director of Elk Grove Unified School District’s Office of Expanded Learning, overseeing district summer learning programs, credit recovery, intersession, and before and after school programs that serve over 9,000 youth daily. During her 25+ years as an educator, she has worked as a site administrator, curriculum specialist, classroom teacher, and inclusive education specialist and first became involved with after school programs in 2006. Ms. Sipes wholeheartedly believes that it is our responsibility to enable all students to realize their greatest potential by building capacity within and empowering those who directly serve them to provide every student with purposeful opportunities to learn and grow. In addition to her work with EGUSD, her passion for leadership development has led her to work with the Sacramento County Office of Education as a facilitator of professional learning and coach for new administrators. Erin currently serves as a member of the California Department of Education Expanded Learning Division’s Sustainability Committee and as a member of the California Afterschool Network’s Whole Child Health and Wellness Collaborative.