Jay Alleman is the Chief Analyst to the Independent Monitor, responsible for implementing and overseeing office procedures and budget. He has served as a teacher, advisor, principal, and administrative coordinator. He has 34 years of experience in special education including 17 years as a principal in Los Angeles Unified School District.
Jaime Hernandez is the Research Director. He is responsible for conducting the Office of Independent Monitorís study for monitoring the Districtís progress toward achieving the outcomes of the Modified Consent Decree. He has also served as a bilingual school psychologist, special education and general education teacher in LAUSD and Santa Ana Unified School District. He received his doctorate in education from the University of Southern California.