Wendy Salcedo-Fierro

Teacher-Powered Specialist

Wendy is a social studies and dual language teacher at UCLA Community School, a teacher-powered school in Los Angeles. As a lead teacher, Wendy helped articulate her school’s K-12 bilingual program and helped develop innovative projects, assessments and initiatives. She also serves as a guiding teacher for UCLA’s Teacher Education Program where she helps prepare aspiring teachers to teach for social justice. Wendy is passionate about creating democratic schools and supporting teachers and students to be agents of change.

As Teacher-Powered Specialist, Wendy does direct coaching, facilitation, and resource development for educator teams as part of our Teacher-Powered Schools work.

About Education Evolving

Education Evolving is a Minnesota-based nonprofit organization working to improve public education.

Our mission is to advance student-centered learning for all students, by supporting teachers designing and leading schools, and by advocating for policy that catalyzes community-led innovation.

Our founders and leaders have been instrumental in innovations such as open enrollment and public school choice, the nation's first charter school law, and schools designed and run by teachers.

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