Claire Bresnahan

Claire Bresnahan, Director of Operations, manages internal team communications and operations and oversees processes and strategic initiatives to enhance engagement with CHSS’ school and district partners.  

Claire is an experienced educator, communicator, and strategist. She grew up in Atlanta, Georgia and began her career as an elementary teacher in Denver, Colorado after discovering a love for working in schools teaching English in Madrid, Spain. After her years in classrooms, Claire shifted to pursue systems-level solutions and has since led organizational strategy and initiatives in a variety of settings including school operations, political advocacy, and school improvement. Driven by her foundational experience in schools, Claire is especially dedicated to CHSS’ efforts to equip educators with the tools, resources, and support needed to feel empowered and successful in the transformational work they lead daily.  

Claire lives in Brooklyn, New York with her husband, Rhys, and their pup, Moose.  

In 9th grade, Claire knew every word on country music radio.