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Alameda County Office of Education Team

L. Karen Monroe is the Alameda County Superintendent of Schools. She has dedicated herself to ensuring that students and families are seen, valued, and have access to vital educational opportunities and supports.

Teresa Kapellas is the Executive Director of Administrative Services at Alameda County Office of Education. She has been responsible for the oversight and monitoring of charter schools in Alameda County since 2005. Teresa is a leader in the development of resources for quality charter school authorizing in California, particularly through her work with other county offices of education in the state.