Anya Hurwitz
Anya Hurwitz, SEAL Deputy Director
As SEAL Deputy Director, Anya Hurwitz supports the expansion of the SEAL model across multiple districts and schools throughout Silicon Valley and California. She has worked as a teacher, school leader, district administrator, and educational consultant committed to creating the conditions for public schools to meet the diverse needs of their students’ academic and socio-emotional development. Much of her professional career was in New York City where she helped start a small secondary school in the Bronx and then became the Network Leader for a diverse group of 24 schools spread throughout the city. In October 2010, she moved to northern California with her family and began working as an educational consultant to district and school leaders throughout the Bay Area and Sacramento as they planned and implemented strategic reform efforts. Anya is currently pursuing her doctorate at UC Berkeley in the Leadership for Educational Equity Program.