Valerie Cuevas

Valerie Cuevas

Valerie Cuevas leads SVCF’s education grant making strategy. She has expertise in educational equity, state legislative policy and K-12 governance. She joined SVCF after serving as the interim executive director of The Education Trust-West where she focused on public policy advocacy and program work that improved educational outcomes for all students pre-K through college. A former director with the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO) Educational Fund, she also previously served as an aide to the chair of the California Assembly Committee on Higher Education and worked as chief of staff to a member of the Los Angeles Unified School District Board of Education.