BranchED expands board of directors with National Geographic Society leader
Branch Alliance for Educator Diversity (BranchED) recently announced the addition of Dr. Vicki Phillips, Chief Education Officer at the National Geographic Society, to its board of directors.
Phillips’ three-decade background in education will continue to advance BranchED’s work with educator preparation programs at Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs) to produce quality teachers.
Phillips has served in the education sector through many leadership roles, including as an educator, policymaker, non-profit leader, superintendent of schools and chief state school officer. She previously served as an education strategist, as CEO in residence for Educurious, and as the director of education, college ready, at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.