October 28, 2015 2:10 pm Published by

Planned, launched and incubated this new national nonprofit to provide Consumer Reports-like reviews of yearlong curriculum materials’ quality and alignment to Common Core to inform district purchasing and selection of materials. Facilitated the funders (Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Helmsley Trust and Hewlett Foundation) and founding board chair Dr. Maria Klawe to recruit the board of directors, hire the founding executive director and develop a business plan. Conducted national listening and learning tour to gain insight and feedback for the organization’s proposed programs. Assisted new executive director with organization start-up issues (such as strategic hiring and website development) and with the educator-led reviews of instructional materials beginning in K-8 mathematics.