State Education Fellow
Lindsay Tornatore, Ed.D.
Director of the Student Achievement and Support Division, California Department of Education
Lindsay Tornatore, Ed.D. serves as the Director of the Student Achievement and Support Division at the California Department of Education. In this role, Dr. Tornatore oversees the management and implementation of numerous federal and state programs designed to support California’s most at-promise students, which includes the McKinney-Vento Homeless Education Assistance Act. She has a combined thirteen years of experience as an arts educator in elementary, middle, high, and postsecondary school. She earned a Doctor of Education degree from Teachers College, Columbia University; a Master of Education degree in music and music education from Teachers College, Columbia University; and a Master of Education degree in education and educational leadership from Indiana University of Pennsylvania.