Laurie Scolari

Director, Our Children, Our Families Council

Dr. Scolari currently serves as the Director of the Our Children, Our Families Council, a citywide collective impact project for San Francisco. She is also an Adjunct Professor in the Graduate School of Education at University of San Francisco. Previously, Dr. Scolari was the statewide Director for the California Community College Linked Learning Initiative (CCCLLI) at the Chancellor’s Office for California Community Colleges. She also served as the Dean of Counseling and Student Support Services at City College of San Francisco. In that capacity, she spearheaded several successful data-driven initiatives aimed at improving the transition of high school students of color into the community college with sustainable results. Dr. Scolari also previously worked at University of California Santa Cruz for ten years and held several positions including the Early Academic Outreach Program (EAOP) Director, Gaining Early Awareness for Undergraduate Program (GEAR UP) Director, and Associate Director of the Educational Partnership Center.