Babatunde Ilori

Babatunde Ilori is the Executive Director of Accountability and Communications (A&C) for Madera Unified School District. Ilori has a Masters of Business Administration from Washington University. He also has a Masters of Education in Educational Leadership from the Broad Center for the Management of School Systems. He received a Bachelor of Arts in Computer Information Systems at Azusa Pacific University. Babatunde has worked for Madera Unified since 2014.  His department works on developing ways to measure progress toward our goal to ensure every student is educated for college, equipped for career, and empowered with Character.  The guiding principle for his department is to ensure all students have an equal opportunity to graduate from Madera Unified with the greatest number of post-secondary options from the widest array of choices.  This will be done through the development of real-time action-oriented dashboard indicators which will be used to facilitate leadership in decision making and executing the Cycle of Inquiry (COI) process.  The department utilizes a five-step process to develop and monitor dashboard indicators. The A&C department is also responsible for the overall communications of the school district which includes coordination with the media, development of communication materials and other marketing collateral. Communications materials such as the Madera Minutes, the Radiant and district’s Facebook and Twitter social media accounts are created and managed by the A&C department. Further, the A&C department is responsible for facilitating the development of the Local Control Accountability Plan (LCAP).  The LCAP is the state required three-year plan outlining how the budget will be used to meet district and state goals and priorities. Before Madera Unified, he worked for Fresno Unified School District as the Chief of Staff and then Director of Equity, Access and Accountability.