Lark Park is the director of the California Education Learning Lab. Lark was a senior advisor for policy in the Office of Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. until October 2018, where she worked on higher education, workforce development and childcare/early learning issues since 2015. Between 2011 and 2015, Lark served as a deputy legislative affairs secretary in the Governor’s office, focusing on health and human services issues. Between 2002 and 2010, Lark worked for the California State Legislature, primarily as a policy consultant. She has worked in business and technology journalism, management and technology consulting, and also served as a writer in the White House during the first Clinton administration. She holds a Master of Arts in English from Georgetown University, and a Bachelor of Arts in English from the University of California, Berkeley. Since June 2017, she has served on the University of California Board of Regents.