Diversity and Engagement
Analyst, P-20 Partnerships, Teaching and Leadership
Lawrence (Larry) Corio serves as Program Analyst for P-20 Partnerships, Teaching and Leadership.
Larry supports our program and policy work in the areas of P-20 partnerships, educator preparation, and professional development, with special focus on the California Subject Matter Projects and other initiatives at both the state- and campus-level.
Larry comes to us with experience as a high school educator at Bishop Mora Salesian High School in Boyle Heights, CA, where he taught in the English, Math, and Art departments, and where he was directly involved with the school’s Instructional Growth Team, WASC accreditation process, and efforts to expand their AP course offerings. He also oversaw pre-service teachers' progress towards completing credential coursework as a methods instructor at the Graduate College of Education, California State University - Northridge. Aside from instruction, Larry has conducted numerous quantitative and qualitative research studies related to education and governance, exploring such topics as underrepresented students’ access to study abroad opportunities in China, multicultural education in urban teacher preparation programs, and state-level implementation of the Common Core State Standards.
A native of New York, Larry has earned an M.A. in Leadership, Policy, and Politics from Columbia University's Teachers College, an M.A in Secondary Education from Loyola Marymount University (including a single-subject clear credential in English), and a B.A. in Communications and Art History at Boston College.