Curtis Valentine is the Co-Director of the Progressive Policy Institute’s Reinventing America’s Schools Project. Curtis comes to this position with over 15 years of experience in local, state, federal, and international education policy. Curtis currently serves as an Adjunct Professor at the University of Maryland, College Park, and is a former At-Large member of the Prince George’s County (MD) Board of Education. Prior to joining the Progressive Policy Institute, Curtis served as Consultant to the National Council on Teacher Quality. In the past, Curtis served as Executive Director for State Relations with Connections Education, a virtual K-12 public school provider, where he directed state-level education policy in Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, Michigan, Wisconsin, Maryland, and Virginia.
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