Brian Callahan is the Policy and Advocacy Director at the Global Campaign for Education-US, a coalition of more than 80 national and community-based organizations working to ensure access to quality education for all children around the world. In this role Brian is responsible for advocating for policies and funding with policymakers at the national and international level that help get all kids into school. Prior joining GCE-US in September 2010 Brian worked for the American Federation of Teachers, the nation’s second largest teachers’ union, where he coordinated the Education for All campaign. Brian’s advocacy experience also includes working with the Child Labor Coalition to eradicate child labor in the Uzbekistan cotton sector and in the cocoa fields of West Africa. Brian began his career as an intern for a Congresswoman from Northern California. He is a graduate of San Francisco State University with a degree in Political Science.