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Alison Yoshimoto-Towery

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Alison Yoshimoto-Towery is Chief Academic Officer of Los Angeles Unified, leading instructional strategies for 500,000 students in one of the USA’s largest and most diverse school districts. With a huge amount of experience and several degrees in education, Alison has high expectations of all students and believes it is up to educators to find a way to reach every child. The great-granddaughter of Japanese-American migrant farmworkers, Alison understands the importance of ensuring all students feel proud of their heritage, and is dedicated to providing them with opportunities that celebrate biculturalism and bilingualism.

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