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The teachers and staff at the Phoenix Network of Schools skillfully differentiates curriculum, emphasizes a college-going culture, and pushes students’ thinking both about the academics at hand and about their own capacity for high achievement.

Valerie Taubes

Network Staff

Managing Director of Operations & Strategic Initiatives

Entering her 7th year at Phoenix, Valerie Taubes is excited to be returning to the Network team as the Managing Director of Operations & Strategic Initiatives, where she will be focused on planning, growth and codification. Originally a two-year member of the Phoenix AmeriCorps Fellowship in Chelsea, Valerie has also served as the Network Data Manager and Lawrence’s AmeriCorps Program Manager. Valerie first became interested in education after working in a Danish pre-school and American elementary school and over her years at Phoenix has developed a deep commitment to urban education.

Valerie earned her B.A. in psychology at Franklin & Marshall College and she is currently an Analyst Fellow with Education Pioneers.

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