Brianna Winn, MEd

Director, Alder Bay Teacher Residency at Alder GSE

Brianna Winn is the Director of the Alder Bay Cohort at Alder GSE (Envision Education, Lighthouse Community Public Schools, Unity Charter Schools, and Yu Ming Charter Schools in Northern California). She started her teaching career in 2006 as a high school English Teacher in Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD). After teaching for three years in Gardena, California, she taught for four years in the Bay Area. Brianna decided to leave the classroom after seven years of teaching. She then served as an Assistant Principal for two years in West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD). Finally, Brianna served as Principal at City Arts and Technology High School in San Francisco, California, from 2015–2019.

Brianna has spent her entire career working in urban education. She is deeply passionate about teacher education and issues of educational equity. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in English and a Single Subject Teaching Credential from Saint Mary’s College of California, two Master’s degrees in Education from UC Berkeley, and a Professional Clear Administrative Services Credential from UC Berkeley.

In her personal life, Brianna enjoys brunching with friends and family on the weekends. She loves watching movies, dancing, and reading anything from research professor Dr. Brené Brown. Brianna and her partner are expecting their first child in September of 2019 and are excited as this next chapter begins.