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Valentin Escañuela

Equity Department, SDCOE
Executive Leadership Coach, Equity
San Diego County Community
Valentin Escanuela is a champion for students as he spent 16 years working with the Juvenile Court and Community Schools serving the most underserved and under resourced students in San Diego County. He has led with an equity lens throughout his career as a teacher, Literacy Specialist, and administrator. He brings an expertise of creating environments and conditions that support the needs of teachers, staff, and our most vulnerable students.  Valentin’s systemic approach in leading the implementation of culturally responsive teaching and learning, Restorative Practices, PBIS, and a Multi Tiered System of Supports has transformed spaces that values, respects, and challenges all students to achieve at high levels.