Hetal Patel

Hetal Patel

Director, Finance and Operations

Hetal oversees all finance, operations and HR functions for Center for Inspired Teaching. Prior to joining Inspired Teaching, Hetal spent nine years serving as the Director of Finance and Administration at an international DC based NGO, Bank Information Center. In this capacity, Hetal was responsible for managing the overall growth and sustainability of the organization. Hetal’s 15 years of experience in finance and operations also include working with the New York Charter School system and experience working closely with teachers and students. Originally from California, she holds a BS in Financial Management and Investments from California State University, Long Beach.

What brings you joy in life?

Spending time with my family, a really great meal and the beach!

September Inspired Teaching Institute

Teachers can’t control what happens between the time students wake up and when they arrive at school but they have a lot of control over what happens when students cross the classroom threshold. Participants in this fast-paced, idea-rich Institute will learn 20 different strategies for starting the school day!