Program Profiles
Vanessa Rodriguez

Photo portrait of Vanessa Rodriguez
Current Title
Chief Program Officer
Current Organization
Citizens of the World Charter Schools

Pre-Program Information


Previous Title
Chief Executive Officer, District 79
Previous Organization
New York City Department of Education
Previous Organization Sector
School District

The Broad Fellowship for Education Leaders


Throughout her career in education, Vanessa Rodriguez has specialized in building successful teams and setting up systems so employees can grow. During her tenure with Newark Public Schools, she led an update of the district’s processes for hiring and evaluating staff. As chief of talent and leadership for Citizens of the World Charter Schools she works to put the right people in place to support the public charter network’s growth in cities across the country.

Current Title
Chief Program Officer
Current Organization
Citizens of the World Charter Schools

Pre-Program Information


Previous Title
Chief Executive Officer, District 79
Previous Organization
New York City Department of Education
Previous Organization Sector
School District