Kayla Warren currently serves as the Visual and Performing Arts Specialist for Poway Unified School District and provides oversight and support for the implementation of the District’s Strategic Arts Plan. She develops, directs, monitors, and promotes Visual and Performing Arts programs and serves as a liaison between the District and community partners to maximize participation in the Arts. Previously, her 15 year career with the San Diego Unified School District included such roles as Video Production Teacher at Creative Performing Media Arts Middle School and Manager of their Performing Arts Center. She was a member of the Instructional Leadership Team and worked with the SWFIT Grant and Integrated Multi-Tiered System of Support Department of SDUSD to define equity on campus and break down barriers for all students.
She loves to go mountain biking and hiking with her boyfriend, Andrew, and their two shepherd mix dogs, Lady and Abby. She loves to cook, bake and attend as many musicals as she can!
Kayla is excited to serve on the Board of Poway OnStage to continue supporting the Arts in Education Initiative. She believes Arts Education is critical to student’s development and every student should have access to arts instruction and the opportunity to see live performances. Poway OnStage is doing an amazing job of bringing the arts to students all over San Diego and she’s excited to be a part of the amazing work happening!