Staff

Dia Bryant

Dia Bryant

Executive Director

Dia is executive director at The Education Trust–New York. In that role, she leads an ambitious policy and advocacy…

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Kalima Johnson

Kalima Johnson

Associate Director of Advocacy and Partnerships

Kalima supports Ed Trust–NY’s efforts to advance policies that close equity gaps in early childhood education, K-12, and higher…

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Priyanka Kaura

Priyanka Kaura

Senior Research and Policy Analyst

Priyanka (she/her) conducts data analysis across the early childhood, K-12, and higher education realms. She ensures that The Education…

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Lara Kyriakou

Lara Kyriakou

Associate Director of Early Childhood Education Policy and Advocacy

Lara leads the early childhood work at The Education Trust–New York, including coordinating the statewide Raising NY coalition of…

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Tiffany Lankes
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Tiffany Lankes

Communications Director

Tiffany Lankes is the communications director for The Education Trust–New York. She works to elevate an ambitious policy agenda…

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Sally Mayes

Sally Mayes

Chief of Staff

Sally supports the implementation of The Education Trust–New York's strategic plan, leads project management for the team, and oversees…

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Jeff Smink

Jeff Smink

Deputy Director

Jeff Smink is the deputy director at The Education Trust–New York. He works closely with the executive director to…

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Liz Warden

Liz Warden

Communications Manager

As the communications manager for Ed Trust–NY, Liz works to amplify and promote the organization’s policy and advocacy agenda…

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