Ninive Calegari

Nínive Calegari
Co-Founder and former Executive Director
826 Valencia

Nínive Calegari

Nínive Calegari is a veteran teacher with almost ten years’ experience in the classroom and is the Co-Founder and former Executive Director of 826 Valencia, and served as the CEO of 826 National, a literacy nonprofit that galvanizes volunteers in eight cities to support teachers and help students improve their writing skills. Nínive is a co-author (along with Dave Eggers) of The New York Times bestselling book Teachers Have It Easy: The Big Sacrifices and Small Salaries of America’s Teachers and co-producer of American Teacher, an award-winning film that documents the struggles excellent teachers make to ends meet. Currently she is the CEO for The Teacher Salary Project, an organization dedicated to addressing the urgent need for a complete cultural shift in the way our society values and supports teachers.

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