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Best Practices in Counseling with At-Promise Students

Dr. Jason will discuss the overall organization of the Los Angeles County Office of Education, the students we serve, our overall vision, and how we have organized our work leveraging funding and resources to best support children and families.

About Dr. Jason Hasty:

With over 20 years of experience in education, Dr. Hasty currently serves as Executive Director for the Los Angeles County Office of Education (LACOE) over LACOE's Educational Programs. Dr. Hasty oversees 18 different schools that serve a wide variety of youth.

One of his schools this past year, the Los Angeles County High School for the Arts (LACHSA), was recently ranked the number 1 art school in the country by Niche.com. And although that is an amazing accomplishment, he also works closely with his schools that serve incarcerated youth located at 2 juvenile halls and 5 residential camp schools. Additionally, he supports 9 alternative school sites that serve systems-involved youth, drug-addiction, and teens suffering from serious mental health issues. Beyond the teachers and site administrators, LACOE's Educational Programs has over 30 counselors supporting as well.

In addition to his day-to-day duties at LACOE, Dr. Hasty serves as a board member for the Juvenile Court, Community and Alternative School Administrators of California (JCCASAC) driving key legislation and policy in Sacramento to positively impact alternative education.

Dr. Hasty has served as a teacher, dean, assistant principal, principal, coordinator, and director and has a Doctorate from the University of Southern California, a Masters from Azusa Pacific University, and a Bachelors from Ball State University.