Diego Arambula

Vice President for Educational Transformation


Arambula joins Carnegie with more than 15 years of education experience, first starting at Summit Public Schools, a leading network of charter public schools headquartered in Redwood City, California. While at Summit, he served as classroom teacher, a founding principal, and the chief growth and innovation officer. Additionally, Arambula served as the founder and executive director of GO Public Schools Fresno, an education advocacy nonprofit focused on unlocking demand for radically re-envisioned school models. Arambula has also exercised his passion for transformational change in education through his positions on multiple boards. In 2020 he was appointed to an 8-year term as trustee for the California State University System, the largest and most diverse postsecondary system in the nation. At CSU he serves as chair of the Education Policy Committee. He also serves as board chair of Summit Public Schools and the Central Valley Community Foundation. He received his A.B. in government from Harvard University and a Master’s in Education from Stanford University.