Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) Superintendent David L. Brewer III announced the appointment of Mary H. Shambra as the District’s new charter schools division director. Shambra most recently served as the LAUSD charter schools division coordinator.

As director, Shambra will be responsible for managing key functions of the charter schools division and will play a critical role in implementing the District plans toward increased effectiveness as authorizer of charter schools.