Additional Key ECCLPS Members

Additional Key Members

Leigh Leveen

Leigh Leveen

Director Communications, UC Los Angeles Graduate School of Education & Information Studies and Editor, UCLA ED&IS Magazine

Bio coming soon

Claudia Martinez

Claudia L. Martinez

Executive Director, Educator Programs, Office of Diversity and Engagement, UC Office of the President

Claudia L. Martinez is the Executive Director for Educator Programs in the Office of Diversity and Engagement at the University of California, Office of the President (UCOP) where she provides systemwide support and guidance for UC’s educator preparation and professional development programs, including the statewide California Subject Matter Project. She was recently appointed to the Scientific and Pedagogical Committee for the Office of Climate Education (OCE), an international initiative for climate change education. She is currently the University of California’s liaison to the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) that advocates for Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs) across the nation and is a co-chair of UC’s President’s Chicano/Latino Advisory Council.

Jody Priselac

Jody Z. Priselac

Associate Dean, Community Programs, Graduate School of Education & Information Studies, UC Los Angeles

Jody Z. Priselac is the Associate Dean for Community Programs at the Graduate School of Education & Information Studies at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Dr. Priselac has over 30 years experience as a mathematics educator, serving in many roles, including high school teacher, professional development leader, teacher educator, and educational researcher. Her research interests focus on understanding how to bring about change in teacher practice in teaching mathematics in urban schools and in partnering with communities to advance equitable education.

Matt St Clair

Matt St.Clair

Director, Sustainability, UC Office of the President

Matthew St.Clair is the first Director of Sustainability for the University of California’s Office of the President, leading sustainability efforts across the 10-campus UC system since 2004. Mr. St.Clair was a founding member of the Board of Directors for the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE). He is also a member of the Board of Directors of Strategic Energy Innovations (SEI), a non-profit organization implementing energy conservation and sustainability education programs in California. Mr. St.Clair has delivered lectures at numerous universities, been an invited keynote speaker at several regional and national conferences, and has advised the U.S. House of Representatives on the formation of an Office of Sustainability for the U.S. Capitol. Mr. St.Clair has a Masters degree in environmental policy from the Energy and Resources Group at UC Berkeley and a Bachelor's degree in Economics from Swarthmore College. He is a LEED Accredited Professional and a Certified Energy Manager.