“I believe that finding the right leaders to stay in the ‘infinite game’ of stewarding youth, staff, and community wellbeing while closing opportunity gaps is one of the most powerful levers we have to advance equity.”
- Brett served in multiple roles for over a decade at the New York City Department of Education. As the Director of Staffing Support for the Office of Teacher Recruitment & Quality, he managed the team responsible for supporting schools with hiring 5-6K new teachers annually, with a focus on underserved districts and subject areas.
- In his most recent role, he served as a Director of Implementation for the Office of School Wellness Programs, leading a school-facing team tasked with ensuring over 450 public schools in Brooklyn were programming and delivering quality physical/health education, offering before/after school activities, and sustaining inclusive school wellness councils.
- Brett holds a BFA in Film from Long Island University, a BA in History from Stony Brook University, and his coaching certification from the International Coach Academy.
Brett lives just outside of Durham with his wife, daughter, and son. He’s an avid podcast and book consumer, and enjoys the journey of discovery through art, wellness, parenting, psychology, and human connection.