Brett Barley

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Fellowship Role: Deputy Superintendent of Student Achievement, Nevada Department of Education (Carson City, NV)

Teach For America Alumni: Bay Area 2004

Brett Barley will be continuing in his role as Deputy State Superintendent at the Nevada Department of Education as part of the Fellowship. In this role, he oversees the Office of Student and School Support; Office of Standards and Instructional Support; Office of Early Learning and Development; Office of Career Readiness, Adult Education, and Education Options; Office of Assessment, Data, and Accountability Management; and Office of Special Education. Prior to joining the Nevada Department of Education, Brett served as a Vice President of StudentsFirst, a national non-profit organization focused on organizing parents, teachers, and other community members to advocate for great schools for all children. Through this work, Brett supervised teams across the country that together passed more than 240 student-centered policies, helped to elect more than 200 pro-student officials, and engaged 2 million people in an effort to improve education.

Brett earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Florida and his law degree from the University of San Diego.