Veronica D. Brooks-Uy

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Veronica D. Brooks-Uy

Vice President, Policy

Veronica works with national, state, and local partners to pass and improve charter school laws and regulations.

She started her career as a middle school science teacher and has worked at the Louisiana Department of Education in the authorizing office, served as the Policy Director for the Louisiana Association of Public Charter Schools, and was a Consultant at Public Impact. Through these experiences, she learned extensively about quality authorizing, as well as improving the charter sector through policy reform.

Veronica holds a master’s degree in public policy from George Washington University and a B.A. in psychology from the University of Virginia.


Most Recent Posts
Wyoming Gets a New Authorizer Is the Headline, But There’s More to the Story
Last month we touched on a Wyoming bill, SF130, which created a new authorizing pathway in the state. But there is more to the bill that deserves to be highlighted: through a comprehensive overhaul, SF130...
Amid Change, Our Autonomy and Community Are Our Strength
This blog post was written by Dr. Sana Shaikh, who served until this spring as Director of School Operations at Rise Prep High School, an autonomous school in Springfield, Massachusetts. Rise...
One of Our “COVID Keepers”: Putting Communities First in Public Charter Schools
This blog post was written by Joanna Hightower and Shira Woolf Cohen, Founding Partners, Innovageous.  In March 2020, brick and mortar public charter schools were suddenly forced to operate as virtual...