Our Team

The NewSchools team draws on extensive experience from across the education, business, policy and nonprofit sectors to help find, fund and support teams of educators and innovators.

Carrie-Andrea Koppelman

Carrie-Andrea Koppelman


Carrie-Andrea Koppelman is Development Manager at NewSchools, leading activities to support and engage NewSchools’ generous donors.

She brings 15 years of operations and communications project management experience to her role. Previously, Carrie-Andrea supported operations and leadership at The Nueva School, a progressive PK-12 school; prior to that, she helped launch The Food Business School, an entrepreneurship education center of The Culinary Institute of America. Carrie-Andrea also draws on 8 years of experience working as Administrative Manager for Physic Ventures, a social impact focused venture capital firm. 

A native of Oakland, Carrie-Andrea is a graduate of the University of California, Los Angeles. Her work at NewSchools is the easier of her two jobs. Her real work begins at home chasing around her two kiddos.