Brenda Hall has spent 30 years working in K12 education, first as a high school English and AVID teacher and coordinator in Carlsbad and in Vista. Brenda took on leadership roles such as IB Middle Year Coordinator and District Curriculum Coordinator. Having a chance to work more closely with the AVID program that she so admired, she worked for the San Diego County Office of Education supporting AVID programs across the region. This led her to her current position as the Director of the Southern California Professional Development Federation, a long-standing consortium of K12 districts, charters, community colleges, and universities. Brenda provides meaningful professional learning opportunities to serve this K16 network.
In addition, Brenda is a Co-Founder of the Women in Educational Leadership (WEL) Institute and is one of the Founders of the Center for Culturally Proficient Educational Practice (CCPEP). Brenda serves on several boards and advisory groups including the WEL Advisory and the CCPEP Advisory. She also serves on the Reaching at Promise Students (RAPSA) Board, the Nature Collective Board where she is Chair of the Education Committee and the Youcubed Advisory for Jo Boaler as well as the California State University-San Marcos Alliance Advisory supporting a number of Southern California districts who have guaranteed admissions agreements with CSUSM.
Brenda has been recognized as a leader in the region and was the recipient of the prestigious Fran Aleshire Leadership Award. You can follow her@SoCalPDF.