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SETH SAAVEDRA

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SETH SAAVEDRA

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People Analytics & Strategy

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Meow Wolf

BIOGRAPHY

Seth Saavedra is currently a writer and researcher at NMEducation.org. Previously, Seth was an education advocacy fellow at 50CAN. Prior to his role at 50CAN, Seth was the director of talent and advancement for NACA Inspired Schools Network (NISN), an organization dedicated to the creation of schools of excellence and relevance in Indigenous communities. Prior to that, Seth served as Teach For America’s vice president of school systems talent matching, where he coached and supported district leaders in their pursuit of cabinet-level school systems opportunities.

Prior to this role, Seth led work on the Teach For America – Bay Area teacher support team before heading up national recruitment efforts, leading to his fascination with talent and human capital, leadership development and the intersection of education and technology.

Most recently, Seth served as Teach For America’s (TFA) vice president of schools systems talent matching, where he coached and supported district leaders in their pursuit of cabinet-level school systems opportunities. Prior to this role, Seth led work on the Teach For America – Bay Area teacher support team before heading up national recruitment efforts, leading to his fascination with talent and human capital, leadership development, and the intersection of education and technology.

A New Mexican born and raised, Seth is a self-admitted green chile fanatic and spends most of his time with family and exploring the wondrous outdoors of The Land of Enchantment. He triple-majored in English, philosophy, and economics in Albuquerque at the University of New Mexico, before joining TFA as a middle school teacher in Bridgeport, Connecticut.

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