Brooke James

Program Officer

Walton Family Foundation

Brooke is a Program Officer on the WFF Education team focused on innovation and teacher instructional practice. Brooke joined in WFF in 2020 after spending nine years with Relay Graduate School of Education as a founding Assistant Professor of Practice and the founding dean of Relay’s Washington, DC campus. Brooke taught middle and high school social studies in both Boston, MA and Washington, DC. Brooke graduated from The George Washington University with a B.A. in political science and women’s studies, and earned an Ed.M. from Harvard University in teaching and curriculum. Brooke currently lives in Denver, CO with her husband, two kiddos, and fluffy cat.