Aixle Aman, Ed.D. is the Senior Director for the newly formed Policy and Community Impact team at Leadership for Educational Equity. In this role, she works nationally to provide leadership development and supports to senior members in the fields of education policy, organizing, advocacy, and elected leadership. She previously served as the Special Assistant to the Chief Academic Officer in the L.A. Unified School District. After teaching in the public and private sectors, she became inspired to tackle inequity issues through systems change at the local level. Aixle (pronounced ACE-EL) has worked in various roles in two L.A. Unified Board of Education offices, including as Chief of Staff.
Aixle holds a Bachelor’s degree from UC San Diego and Masters' degrees from Pace University in New York City and the Goldman School of Public Policy at UC Berkeley. She received her Doctorate in Educational Leadership for Social Justice at Loyola Marymount University and currently serves on the School of Education Alumni Association Board. Her doctoral dissertation examined the impact that two L.A. Unified “community schools” had on students and schools through the presence of shared decision-making, holistic and integrated services, and intentional community partnerships. Aixle enjoys meditating, exercising, traveling, journaling, and sharing meals with loved ones.