2023 Conference
California Charter Schools Leadership Update
Anaheim, CA · November 8-10, 2023

Valerie Braimah

Senior Associate Partner.

Valerie Braimah is a Senior Associate Partner on the Innovative Public Schools team at NewSchools Venture Fund. She works closely with school leadership teams, providing management assistance and facilitating communities of practice focused on approaches that advance equity in schools and support students’ academic and social-emotional development. An education leader for over 25 years, Valerie has always been passionate about challenging the status quo in public school education and creating opportunities for students to access liberation, joy, and critical thinking. In her previous roles, she has led professional development for teachers, developed innovative school models for students from racially and economically diverse backgrounds, and supported efforts that raised student achievement in schools and districts across the country. Before finding a home at NewSchools, Valerie was Executive Director at City Charter Schools, and held leadership roles at Teach For America, The Alliance College-Ready Public Schools, and Insight Education Group.

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/valeriebraimah/