Rachel Valentino

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Rachel Valentino
Engagement Manager,
McKinsey & Company

Rachel Valentino received her Ph.D. in education administration and policy analysis from Stanford University's Graduate School of Education. She is now a consultant at McKinsey & Company, working primarily with public school districts, foundations, and nonprofits. Her research expertise is in early childhood education policy, bilingual education, educational inequality, and achievement gap closure. She has experience working with a number of research institutes including the National Institute for Early Education Research. She has also worked with state departments of education and large urban school districts.

Publications by Rachel Valentino
Over the past several years, there has been much attention and advocacy around “PreK-3 Alignment,” both in California and nationwide. The push for alignment comes in the face of a growing body of research documenting the benefits of attending high…