Alex Karas


Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA Program Manager

Alex Karas is the Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA Program Manager at the LA Promise Fund. He oversees arts programming that serves LA County students and teachers as part of the PST: LA/LA initiative. Karas previously worked as a program manager at Point Foundation and as a visual arts teacher in Chicago Public Schools. He also trains K-12 teachers on implementing visual art curricula and digital platforms in the classroom as a consultant for Davis Publications.

Karas holds a B.S. from the University of Dayton and a M.A. from Roosevelt University.

His favorite book is Middlesex. He enjoys crossword puzzles and tuna sandwiches.