Quarles President Brad Vynalek Appointed Board Chair for Teach For America Phoenix
July 18, 2023 (Phoenix) -- Teach For America Phoenix announced today that Brad Vynalek, president of Quarles & Brady LLP, has been named chair of its regional advisory board. Vynalek has been a member of the organization’s board for eight years and led the development committee.
Teach For America works in partnership with nearly 250 urban and rural communities across the country to expand educational opportunity for children. Founded in 1990, Teach For America recruits and develops a diverse corps of outstanding leaders who make an initial two-year commitment to teach in high-need schools and become lifelong leaders in the effort to end educational inequity. Today, Teach For America is a force of 67,000 alumni and corps members working in more than 9,000 schools nationwide in pursuit of profound systemic change.
“Teach For America is a national leader in attracting amazing and diverse leaders to pursue paths as educators,” said Vynalek. “Here in Arizona, Teach For America educators have been a driving force in innovative and equitable education. Since joining the Phoenix regional advisory board eight years ago, I have seen firsthand the impact those educators have on students, their families and the education ecosystem. I am so thrilled to deepen my involvement as chair of the board this year and to help with this important mission.”