Board of Directors

Jay Altman
FirstLine Schools, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer

Doug Borchard
New Profit, Managing Partner, Chief Operating Officer

Elisa Villanueva Beard
Teach For America, Chief Executive Officer

Jonas Chartock
Leading Educators, Chief Executive Officer

Peter Harding
Westway Group, Chief Executive Officer Emeritus

Kara Helander
Exponential Talent, Advisor, Diversity & Inclusion Strategies and Corporate Social Responsibility

Stuart Kaplan
Google, Director

Pamela Puryear
Pfizer, Inc., Senior Vice President and Chief Talent Officer

Sarah Usdin
New Schools for New Orleans, Founder and Chief Executive Officer Emeritus

 

Program Advisory Board

Jay Altman
FirstLine Schools, Co-Founder and CEO

Mary Ashton
M.E. Ashton & Associates, President

Andrea Berkeley
Teaching Leaders UK, Director of Development

Jacob Bryant
McKinsey & Company, Consultant

Joseph Doctor
National Board for Professional Teaching Standards, Vice President, Strategy and Policy

Sarah Figueroa
Camino Nuevo Charter Academy, Senior Vice President of Organizational Management

April Goble
KIPP Chicago, Executive Director

Melissa Kim
New Schools Venture Fund, Director of Instructional Practice

Brent Maddin
RELAY Graduate School of Education, Provost

Benjamin Marcovitz
Collegiate Academies, CEO

Adam Meinig
KIPP New Orleans, Director of Leadership Development

Katherine Merseth
Harvard Graduate School of Education, Faculty Director, Teacher Education Program

Pablo Sierra
Pritzker College Preparatory School, Founding Principal

Dyan Smiley
American Federation of Teachers, Assistant Director of Educational Issues

Shannon Wheatley
Teach for America, Vice President, Alumni Teacher Leadership

Elliott Witney
Spring Branch ISD, Executive Director of Strategic Initiatives & Innovation