Brian Edwards

Director of Communications

Prior to coming to Partners, Brian was a senior policy analyst with EdSource, where he authored publications on a wide range of educational topics such as the academic performance of charter schools, education finance, and state and federal accountability programs. Before that, he was a policy analyst in the Office of the Secretary of Education in Sacramento. Most recently, Brian has worked as a financial analyst for a start-up charter school in Hayward, California. He has a B.A. in politics from UC Santa Cruz and a master’s in public policy from UC Berkeley. Outside of work, Brian likes to hike, read, and see independent movies.

Knowledge will bring you the opportunity to make a difference.” – Claire Fagin