As a Program Associate with Resilient and Healthy Schools and Communities, Krystal Wu (she/her) provides technical assistance, designs professional learning, and develops resources to create safe and supportive learning environments.

Specializing in culturally responsive education, co-design, and school climate, Wu prioritizes the voices of marginalized community members. She is an expert in anti-oppressive education and race-centered equity, creating curricula and professional development to help educators transform their ideologies.

At WestEd, Wu designs and leads professional learning courses on racial equity and belonging through the Center to Improve Social and Emotional Learning and School Safety and the California Center for School Climate.

Previously, Wu was an equity coach, instructional coach, and award-winning secondary English Language Arts teacher with over 10 years of experience. She developed an antiracist curriculum and led an equity-focused professional learning series for faculty and staff.

Wu holds a BA in English and women’s and gender studies from Santa Clara University and an MA in education from UC Berkeley.