Art and Resistance through Education
Simmi Goomer (she/her) is the Chief Learning & Impact Officer at Eye to Eye, a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the educational experience and outcomes of every student who learns differently. Her work expands the impact and reach of services and drives the organization’s learning and programming agenda.
Simmi has spent her career driving greater, positive impact in education organizations across the country. Simmi began her career as a special educator in a specialized, public PreK-21 school in NYC, where she developed a deep understanding of the challenges learners face and the transformative power of a responsive and affirming community.
Beyond the classroom, Simmi has worked in administrator roles at the school and district level across the public and independent school landscape. As the top educational leader for organizations in the ed+tech space, she directly managed seven lab schools before driving central initiatives such as PD programming and global special education learning networks.
One of her favorite art pieces is The Pink Lady by Jas Charanjiva.