Ricardo Mireles

Board Member

Ricardo Mireles is the Founder and Executive Director of Academia Avance, a charter public school in Highland Park. Prior to founding Avance, Mr. Mireles was part of a team that launched the planning and construction of 160 new schools within the LAUSD. Mr. Mireles is a Coro Fellow and has taught at the UCLA School of Public Policy, and at the Don Bosco Technical Institute. He has a B.A. in Anthropology from Columbia University, and has completed graduate work in urban planning at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.