Interim Chief Instructional Officer

Rodolfo Elizondo is the Interim Chief Instructional Officer and oversees the integration of school management, teaching & learning, and the work with diverse learners. A proud native of South and South East Los Angeles and first-generation college graduate, he previously served as one of the Instructional Superintendents for Alliance.
 
Prior to his role as an Instructional Superintendent, he was the founder and Principal of the Urban Assembly School for Emergency Management (UASEM), an innovative new Career and Technical Education high school located in the Two Bridges neighborhood of Manhattan, New York. Rodolfo applied his skills from working as an instructional lead and data coach to build teachers’ capacity to develop rigorous curriculum to meet the needs of their students in addition to developing an innovative new program that secured internships for all seniors and juniors.
 
Rudy began his high school and middle school teaching career in New York’s South Bronx at The Bronx School for Law, Government and Justice through the fellowship organization Math for America, where he engaged in 5 years of structured professional development and professional learning teams with hundreds of teachers in schools all across New York City.
 
Rodolfo holds a bachelor’s degree in mathematics from the University of California Berkeley, a Masters of Art in Teaching from Bard College, and a School Building Leadership License from Baruch College.