Jody Z. Priselac Associate Dean for Community Programs in UCLA’s Graduate School of Education & Information Studies
Jody Z. Priselac is the Associate Dean for Community Programs in UCLA’s Graduate School of Education & Information Studies. Dr. Priselac has over 30 years of experience as a mathematics educator, serving in many roles, including high school teacher, professional development leader, teacher educator, and educational researcher who studies the role of professional development in school change. She has developed, coordinated and studied numerous professional development programs funded from a variety of agencies and foundations. Dr. Priselac has also presented nationally on mathematics education, teacher preparation, and university and school partnerships and provided expert testimony at both the state and federal levels. She is one of the founding partners in the creation of the UCLA Community School in Los Angeles Unified School District. She holds a bachelor’s degree in mathematics and a doctorate in education, both from UCLA.