Candice Lamarche

Charter School Operations Specialist

Candice Lamarche, Charter School Operations, Finance and Policy Specialist

Candice Lamarche is the Charter School Operations Specialist at CSDC. Candice works closely with the Executive Director to strengthen CSDC’s resources and trainings including the CBO Training Program, Annual Conference and other in-person and online events. She monitors charter school and general education fiscal policy and school operations matters to ensure CSDC’s resources are timely and up to date. Her expertise includes strategic planning, operations and events.

Candice has worked in the charter sector since 2004 and began her career as a founding team member at the California Charter Schools Association (CCSA). Over her thirteen years at the organization she worked on the Government Affairs, Policy/Research, School Accountability and Operations teams. Candice served as the founding Chief Operations Officer for Growth Public Schools (GPS) providing strategic leadership and overseeing all operations activity.

Candice enjoys biking, swimming and having outdoor adventures with her husband and their two young children. Candice earned a BA in Legal Studies from UC Berkeley.

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