Rachel Yanof, Executive Director

Rachel joined Achieve60AZ in 2018 as the first Executive Director for the organization. She started off her career in education as a Teach For America corps member, and later founded and led Phoenix Collegiate Academy, a high-performing charter school in South Phoenix. Throughout the past several years, Rachel has been recognized as one of Phoenix Business Journal’s “40 under 40”, a Spirit of South Mountain Educational Award recipient, an Athena Young Professional, a Phoenix Chamber of Commerce Impact Award winner, and a member of the Organization for Non-Profit Professionals. She earned her Masters in Education from Arizona State University and her Bachelors at Georgetown University, and is a graduate of the Valley Leadership Institute, Class 38, and a 2018 Flinn-Brown Fellow.

Breanne Bushu, Director, Policy and Communications

Breanne serves as Achieve60AZ’s Director, Policy and Communications, leading strategic policy and communications efforts for the organization. She brings with her a wide range of P-20 education experiences in public policy research, strategic planning, and systems design – including serving as a Development Manager & Policy Advisor at the Center for the Future of Arizona and as a Fiscal Analyst for the Joint Legislative Budget Committee at the Arizona State Legislature. Breanne begin her career in education as a middle school mathematics teacher in St. Louis, Missouri, for Teach For America. She is currently pursuing a Doctorate in Educational Leadership & Policy from The University of Arizona, where she earned her Masters in Educational Leadership and Bachelors in Studio Art. She is also a 2016 Flinn-Brown Fellow.

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