Harvard Graduate School of Education
Texas A&M University
Samantha Batel Kane, Harvard Graduate School of Education and Former Rappaport Public Policy Fellow
Christine Dahnke, Senior Director of Research, Accountability, and Grants, Orange County Public Schools and Former Rappaport Public Policy Fellow
Boston Mayor’s Policy Office
Tali Robbins, Deputy Chief of Policy
Description of Fellowship
Valentina will be working with the Mayor’s Office policy team on education issues, including supporting the transition to a new Superintendent’s tenure at Boston Public Schools. She will report to Tali Robbins, deputy chief of policy. Some potential projects include drafting a strategic plan to integrate family-based child cares into the universal pre-K program, supporting community engagement around school facilities projects, and laying the groundwork for a Children’s Cabinet to advance interdepartmental collaboration on issues that affect Boston’s children and their families.