Team Members

Gayle Nadler

Co-Founder and Executive Director, Multicultural Learning Center


Gayle Nadler is the Co-Founder and Executive Director of the Multicultural Learning Center (MLC), a dual-immersion K-8 public charter school providing a global education program to a diverse community of learners in English and Spanish since 2001 and the 2022 California Charter School of the Year. For more than 20 years Gayle has led MLC in a variety of capacities including program development, fiscal and legal oversight, community partnerships, stakeholder engagement, and organizational culture. Under Gayle’s leadership, MLC received the 2018 Education for a Global Economy Award from the California Department of Education – a distinction that aligns with Gayle’s core beliefs in the role public education plays in preparing scholars to significantly impact their communities and the world with their diverse perspectives, multi-lingual abilities, and commitment to social justice. Gayle serves as a leader in the Los Angeles Charter School Community, serving on various boards and committees in support of the movement and in service to the students of Los Angeles.  

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