Director of Student & Staff Support Services, Camino Nuevo Charter Academy
Randell Erving, Jr. was born and raised in the San Francisco Bay Area and moved to Los Angeles in 2005 to begin his career in education as a Teach for America Corps Member at an elementary school in South Los Angeles. In 15 years as an educator, Randell has gained experience as a teacher, higher education administrator, K-12 school administrator, and school system leader. Randell is the Director of Student and Staff Support Services at Camino Nuevo Charter Academy, a network of eight schools serving 36,000 pre-k - 12th grade students in L.A. In his current role, Randell oversees professional development for staff in addition to student discipline, attendance, and school culture. During the 10 years that he has been at Camino Nuevo Charter Academy, Randell has written for the U.S Education Blog and spoken on panels at state and national conferences on restorative justice practices and ending the school the prison pipeline. In 2019 Randell was elected as the Vice President of the Palms Neighborhood Council. The Palms Neighborhood Council is an advisory board to the Los Angeles City Council and represents 44,000 Angelenos on the Westside of L.A. Randell is the Chair of the Outreach Committee and Co-Chair of the Palms Neighborhood Council Committee on Racial and Social Justice. Randell earned a B.A. in Sociology from Marquette University and an M.A. in Education from Loyola Marymount University. In his free time Randell enjoys traveling with his partner, exploring new cuisine, music, reading, and spending time at the beach.