Global Conference 2010

Speaker's Biography

Caprice Young

CEO, KC Distance Learning

Caprice Young is CEO of KC Distance Learning and Vice President of Business Development and Alliances for Knowledge Universe Education (KUE) U.S. Prior to joining KUE, she was president and CEO of the California Charter Schools Association. Under her leadership, the number of charter California schools grew by more than 300 and student enrollment grew by more than 100,000. Young has served as a member and president of the Los Angeles Unified School District Board of Education. She also serves on numerous boards, including the Governor's Advisory Committee on Education Excellence, the Chime Institute and the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools. Young is a recipient of the Coro Foundation Crystal Eagle Award for Achievement in Public Service. She received a bachelor's degree from Yale University, a master's degree from the University of Southern California and a doctorate of education from the University of California, Los Angeles.

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