Advisory Board

The GRAD Partnership has a diverse and deeply experienced Advisory board, comprising practitioners, education leaders, and researchers.  The Board play a vital role in augmenting and lifting up best practices and serving as primary advocates for the GRAD Partnership.

Edward Anderson
Executive Director, OnTrack Greenville
Kaaren Andrews
National Director, Center for High School Success
Catalina Cifuentes
Executive Director, Riverside County Office of Education
Juli Coleman
Chief of Improvement School Networks, CORE Districts
Mark Dunetz
President, New Vision for Public Schools
Zakiya Smith Ellis
Principal, Education Counsel, Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough
Carla Gay
Executive Director, Innovation and Partnership, Gresham-Barlow School District
Elizabeth Kirby
Superintendent, Cleveland Heights-University Heights City School District
Emily Pallin
Executive Director, Connecticut RISE Network
Risa Sackman
Director U.S. Education, FHI 360
Candace Standberry-Robertson
Director of College and Career Strategy, Orleans Parish School Board
Amy Szymanski
Secondary Transition and Workforce Development, Ohio Statewide Specialist, State Support Team #1
CEO, Ensemble Learning

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