Kyla Lackie, MPA

Postsecondary Readiness Director
Puget Sound Educational Service District

Kyla staffs the Puget Sound College and Career Coalition and the Puget Sound College and Career Network. At the Puget Sound Educational Service District, Kyla oversees regional strategies and systems alignment to increase postsecondary readiness and access across King and Pierce counties. Before this, Kyla managed Highline Public Schools’ secondary success and college readiness programming like GEAR UP, Advisory, High School & Beyond Planning, AVID, college access community partnerships, counseling supports, and school college and career programming. She also worked for five years at SOAR, developing youth voice, youth engagement, and youth worker support initiatives across King County. Kyla earned a Master of Public Administration at University of Washington Evans School and a Bachelor of Arts in ethnic studies and sociology from the University of San Diego. Kyla loves to spend time at Seward Park with her 4-year-old son.