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Educational Services Department

Learn more about what your child will experience as a student with us here at Inglewood Unified, from their first day of Kindergarten to being handed their diploma and walking across the graduation stage. Our students are provided with a curriculum that will challenge and prepare them for a college education and a successful professional career.


The purpose of the Educational Services Division is to empower teachers and leaders in IUSD to relentlessly pursue the development of high impact, innovative practices to ensure that students realize their dreams and contribute to building a global responsible community grounded in equity and social justice.

Administrative staff information, call (310) 419-2700:

Dr. Bernadette C. Lucas
Chief Academic Officer
Ext: 3025
Ruth Barnes
Administrative Assistant
Ext: 2721
Dr. Ugema Hosea-James
Deputy Chief Academic Officer
Ext: 2769
Dr. Dawnyell Goolsby
Executive Director of State & Federal  Programs
Ext: 2779
Julio Morales
Executive Director of Information Technology
Ext: 2731
Lourdes Flores
Executive Director of Special Education
Ext: 2754
Nayeli Chacon
Director of English Learner Services
Ext: 2741
Dr. Joanna Clifton
Director of Early Education
Ext: 5392
Debra Tate
Director of High School Redesign
LaTonya Babin
Director of Expanded Learning Programs
Ext: 4819
Omar Bray
District Athletics Coordinator
Catherine Shaw
Administrative Analyst
Ext: 3035