Bita Nazarian

Bita joined 826 Valencia’s Board of Directors in 2006 and served for five years, three of them as President. She was recently recognized as a Superbowl 5o Fund’s Playmaker and as one of 7×7 magazine’s 2015 Hot 20.

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Bita earned her BA in English literature and her MA in Education from UC Berkeley. She has been a passionate educator in SFUSD for eighteen years, serving as a teacher, leader, and administrator. She currently supports new school administrators by facilitating a class for UC Berkeley’s Leadership Support Program. Bita fell in love with 826 when the organization established its first Writers’ Room at Everett Middle School in 2003, and then was ecstatic to build a second Writers’ Room at James Lick Middle School, where she was principal. Bita joined 826 Valencia’s Board of Directors in 2006 and served for five years, three of them as President. She was recently recognized as a Super Bowl 5o Fund’s Playmaker and as one of 7×7 magazine’s 2015 Hot 20.