Ed.M. Candidate, Education Policy and Management Program
Casey Peeks is a candidate for an Ed.M. in the Education Policy and Management program at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. Prior to her studies, Peeks spent four years teaching kindergarten. She began teaching as a Teach for America Corps Member in St. Louis, MO and spent the past two years as the founding kindergarten teacher at KIPP Bridge Academy in Oakland, CA. Before teaching, Peeks worked at both the U.S. Department of Education and Center for American Progress. Inspired by these experiences, Peeks wishes to improve access to early childhood education that promotes social emotional development in underserved communities of color. Peeks received her B.A. in Political Science and Communication & Public Service from University of Pennsylvania.