Lilia Mitre serves the scholars and families of Equitas Academy as the Director of Parent Partnerships. As the first university graduate in her family, she knows the power and endless opportunities that come with a college degree. Ms. Mitre strongly believes in the Equitas mission of preparing scholars to graduate from four-year colleges and universities and works relentlessly to ensure scholars are prepared for college and beyond. Ms. Mitre finds great joy working closely with Equitas families and supporting parents in becoming strong advocates in their child’s education. She works closely with parents to support their leadership development, as parent leadership is essential and key to achieving significant change within schools and communities. Ms. Mitre is a firm believer that when schools and families work together, scholars succeed. She is passionate about building and growing strong relationships amongst all stakeholders that will ultimately lead to high academic achievement and success for all scholars. Ms. Mitre earned a Master’s Degree in Counseling & Leadership and obtained a Pupil Personnel Services and Child Welfare & Attendance credential. She has an extensive background in the field of education. In her free time, she enjoys traveling, reading, shopping, and attending sporting events (especially for Los Angeles teams…Go, Dodgers!).