José Muñoz

Director, Coalition for Community Schools
Institute for Educational Leadership

José Muñoz brings over 25 years of cross-sector partnership experience for youth, family, and community development across the United States. Before IEL, Muñoz was the ABC Community School Partnership executive director, which is a unique cross-sector joint partnership agreement between Albuquerque Public Schools, the City of Albuquerque, Bernalillo County, the Albuquerque Hispano Chamber of Commerce, the United Way of Central New Mexico, and the University of New Mexico. During his time at the ABC Community School Partnership, Muñoz served the children in Albuquerque and across New Mexico. Muñoz strategically scaled up the community schools strategy from four to 26 schools in five years, securing over three million dollars through successful policy advocacy and developing key partnerships for community schools with state and local governments, school districts, teachers unions, and local businesses. In 2014, Muñoz won the first Community Schools Initiative Leadership Award. Before ABC Community School Partnership, Muñoz served three states, four counties, and nine cities through the Boys & Girls Clubs. Muñoz developed high-quality, out-of-school time activities and led gang prevention, intervention, and re-entry programs, earning a national legacy award. He developed full-service Clubs that met the needs of every child and family. Muñoz is a founding member of the Southern Nevada Community Gang Task Force and is responsible for establishing a youth-run business. Muñoz expanded his service in Bernalillo County, New Mexico as the Coordinator of a national model site for the Juvenile Detention Alternative Initiative supported by the Annie E. Casey Foundation.

José Muñoz will be speaking at:

Afterschool Policy Advisors Network (APAN) Luncheon

March 12, 2018 12:15 pm - 1:30 pm ,

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