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Gia Troung

Committed to dramatically improve educational experiences, outcomes, and life options for students who have been historically underserved, Ms. Truong has led a career in education that spans almost 20 years including classroom and leadership positions in both districts and charter organizations. Gia currently serves as Chief Executive Officer at Envision Education, a mission-driven organization, committed to transforming the lives of low-income first generation college-bound students with two strategies: operating charter schools and consulting and training others to scale impact. Prior to joining Envision, Ms. Truong was the Executive Officer of Oakland Unified School District’s 60-member Curriculum and Instruction Department, where she led strategic planning and reorganization; and OUSD’s Effective Principals and Leadership Task Force. Previous to that she was OUSD’s Network Executive Officer and led a network of middle schools. She also has served as principal of Urban Promise Academy and as a teacher for 8 years in both district and charter schools. Ms. Truong has a B.A. in Psychology with a minor in Asian-American Studies from San Francisco State University, an M.A. in Teaching from Brown University, and earned her Administrative credential through the New Leaders Principal Residency Program.