Tirzah Enumah has served as Chief of Staff at the New Teacher Center since 2010.  As Chief of Staff, Tirzah supports the CEO and the organization in a number of areas, including development, strategic planning, human capital development, and internal and external communications.  Prior to joining NTC, Tirzah spent a short time in the District of Columbia Public Schools’ Teacher Human Capital Strategy Team, where she worked on the implementation of the then new teacher assessment system. 

Earlier in her career, Tirzah, taught, recruited and managed teachers and programs at a startup organization that provided academic and college readiness support to underserved students.

Tirzah holds an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business, an M.A. in Education Policy, Organization, and Leadership Studies from the Stanford University School of Education, and a B.A. in English from Yale University.  In addition to being committed to closing the opportunity gap in education, Tirzah is passionate about food, community health and nutrition, and issues of gender equality.