Director of Talent Acquisition
Eric DeSobe is currently the Director of Talent Acquisition at KIPP SoCal Public Schools. Eric joined the KIPP SoCal Team and Family in 2010 and worked for six years supporting teacher recruitment, training, and retention, as the organization grew from 2 to 14 schools. He returned to KIPP SoCal in January 2020 to support teacher retention projects and teacher onboarding, and now he leads the team that finds amazing people to work in our schools and regional office. Prior to working with KIPP SoCal, he taught 4th and 5th grade at Ralph J. Bunche Elementary in Compton and also directed an alternative credentialing program through Alliant University. Eric holds a Bachelor of Arts in History from Emory University, a Masters of Elementary Education from Loyola Marymount University, and Masters of Theological Studies from Harvard Divinity School.