Executive Director, Next Education Workforce
Arizona State University
As Executive Director of the Next Education Workforce Brent collaborates with colleagues across ASU P12 educators and the community to redesign models of schooling based on teams of educators with distributed expertise who are better able to deliver on the promise of deeper and personalized learning for ALL students. Additionally these team-based models help address many of the reasons educators leave the profession by creating more equitable and sustainable ways to enter and advance in the profession. Prior to coming to ASU Brent was a co-founder and Provost at the Relay Graduate School of Education where he set the curricular vision for the institution and managed teams focused on curriculum design institutional research and programmatic innovation. While at Relay Brent also founded TeacherSquared--a national center dedicated to increasing collaboration among teacher preparation institutions. Prior to helping launch TeacherSquared and Relay Brent earned a doctorate from the Harvard Graduate School of Education served as a founding staff member at IDEA College Prep and was a National Board Certified Teacher in secondary science.