Caprice Young

Chief Executive Officer, Magnolia Public Schools

Caprice Young, Ed.D., is the chief executive officer of Magnolia Public Schools. She is also the former vice president for education of the Laura and John Arnold Foundation and a nationally respected education innovator. She has held top leadership positions in technology, education, government, and business, including serving as the Assistant Deputy Mayor of the City of Los Angeles, manager in IBM’s eBusiness consulting practice, founding CEO/President of the California Charter Schools Association, CEO/President of KC Distance learning, and, most recently CEO of the Inner City Education Foundation Public Schools and CEO/President of EnCorps, a non-profit organization recruiting and training new STEM teachers. Caprice has served on numerous boards, including the Board of Education of the Los Angeles Unified School District, the Governor’s Advisory Committee on Education Excellence (California), the Fordham Foundation, the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools, and Apple Academy Charter Public Schools, among others. She is a recipient of the Coro Foundation Crystal Eagle Award for Achievement in Public Service. Caprice earned her bachelor’s degree from Yale University, Masters of Public Administration from the University of Southern California, and Doctorate of Education from the University of California, Los Angeles.