Brittani Richardson joined Junior State of America (JSA) in October 2023 as State Director for the Midwest and Ohio River Valley. In this role, Brittani supports student leaders and teacher advisors in planning and implementing JSA's annual conventions and educational programming. She is hoping to use her over 15 years of experience as an educator to promote youth-adult partnerships.
Prior to joining JSA, Brittani was a high school English teacher in Corona-Norco Unified School District and Riverside Unified School District. During this time, she served as a class council advisor, Puente teacher, Umoja program coordinator, and 10th-grade team lead. She also previously worked at The Princeton Review as an SAT prep teacher and tutor.
Brittani holds a bachelor’s degree in English Literature and a Single-Subject Teaching Credential from the University of California, Riverside. Brittani is passionate about her family, personal and professional growth, and fostering and supporting student leadership.