Jenny Muñiz was a strategic advisor and policy analyst with the Education Policy Program at New America. She was a member of the PreK–12 team, where she researched and reported on policies and practices related to multilingual learners, culturally responsive education, high-quality instructional materials, and pipelines for teachers of color.
Muñiz's experience also includes providing strategic planning and research support to Charles and Lynn Schusterman Family Philanthropies, the Rhode Island Department of Education, Oakland Promise, the Oakland Unified School District Board of Education, among other education organizations.
Muñiz started her career teaching second grade in San Antonio, where she was the lead bilingual teacher on her campus. She is a graduate of Pomona College and holds a master’s in urban education policy from Brown University.