Sue Park joined the Yu Ming community in the fall of 2015 from Camino Nuevo Charter Academy, a network of Los Angeles charter schools serving 3400 students in preschool through grade 12. As Senior Vice President of Programs Sue was responsible for leading the strategy and execution of the Camino Nuevo Continuum of Care working towards building a comprehensive continuum of integrated support services from Pre-K through college completion. Prior to this role, Sue served as Vice-Principal and Principal at the Burlington campus of Camino Nuevo before departing to work with Teach For America as the Vice President of State and District Relations. Sue also lived in Hong Kong where she headed The Women’s Foundation, and was a founding staff member of the international education organization, Teach For All, as the Managing Director of Development Resources.
Sue began her career in education as a bilingual early elementary teacher in Los Angeles, and throughout her career has been committed to addressing systemic challenges that limit educational access and opportunity for students in under-served communities in the U.S. and globally. Sue earned a B.A. with honors from UC San Diego, her J.D. from UC Berkeley, and her M.A. in Administrative & Policy Studies in Education from UCLA through the Urban Principal Leadership Institute.