Joseph Ybarra, Ph.D., Executive Deputy Superintendent
Joseph Ybarra joined LACOE in Aug. 2010 as assistant superintendent of Human Resource Services, and was promoted to the post of deputy superintendent in Sept. 2011. His wide-ranging professional experience includes six years as Little Lake City SD's assistant superintendent of Personnel Services, and an earlier assignment as director of Human Resources for Newport-Mesa USD in Orange County. Previously he was a teacher, assistant principal and principal in the Norwalk-La Mirada USD. Dr. Ybarra holds a doctorate in urban educational administration from Claremont Graduate University, a master’s in educational administration from California State University, Dominguez Hills, and a bachelor’s from California State University, Fullerton.