Sibyll Carnochan Catalan
Ph.D. - Head of School
Prior to joining UCLA, Sibyll created and led a fellowship for outstanding public school teachers and principals from across the country.
An initiative of America Achieves, the Teacher and Principal Fellowship honors and showcases the work of outstanding educators, bringing what’s inside great classrooms to outside audiences, including policymakers. She also has worked in numerous other educational settings, including the Broad Foundation; U.S. Congress’ Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services, Education, and Labor; the Council of Chief State School Officers; and the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities. Sibyll holds a B.A. from Wesleyan University, an M.Ed. from Harvard University and a Ph.D. from UCLA’s Graduate School of Education and Information Studies.