• Meet the MiSiS Team


    Over 100 people are responsible for building and maintaining the fully-integrated information system the District needs to support our students effectively. Meet some of our very capable leaders who are playing major roles in driving this important change.

  • Leng

    Charlene Leng

    MiSiS Development Manager

    Charlene is a certified project manager with experience in supply chain and IT project implementation, including student information systems.

  • Kessler

    Jennifer Kessler

    Director, Organizational Change Management

    Jen is a former elementary school principal. She works with the training and help desk groups for MiSiS.



  • Louros

    Elizabeth Louros

    Team Lead for Enrollment, Programs, Summer School, GATE, and Health

    Elizabeth is an experienced educator with a strong background in enrollment processes and gifted and talented program eligibility.

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    Shahryar Khazei

    Chief Information Officer


    As Chief Information Officer for LAUSD, Mr. Khazei has the extensive knowledge of IT infrastructure and Software development, implementation and management needed to ensure successful completion of the MiSiS project.


  • Pelayo

    Robert Pelayo

    MiSiS Support Manager

    Robert is a former elementary teacher. He collaborates with policy owners and system users to identify, prioritize, and implement technical solutions the MiSiS application can offer. 

  • Shears

    Marlon Shears

    Associate Solution Architect

    With extensive experience in project management, software design and architecture, Mr. Shears is responsible for MiSiS architecture improvements and stability.

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    Luz Marquez

    Pod Leader - Attendance and State Reporting

    Luz is experienced as an educator, pupil services and attendance counselor and coordinator with expertise on District policies, procedures, organizational structure, and functioning.

  • Sabia

    Gary Sabia

    Program Manager


    An experienced program manager, Mr. Sabia supervises day-to-day activities that promote project success.


  • Janis Terada
    MiSiS Testing Manager


  • Borden

    Jeanette Borden

    Pod Leader - Charter School

    Jeanette is an experienced educator with experience in policy development and community relations.