National Advisory Committee

 

Our work has been informed by hundreds of researchers, practitioners, and policymakers. As an example, the SoLD Alliance National Advisory Committee (SNAC) regularly convenes to provide expert, strategic guidance to the SoLD Alliance as it develops infrastructure for systems change essential to making emerging lessons from the science of learning and development deeply understood, widely held, and actionable among education field leaders and the programs, organizations, and systems they lead. Members of the SNAC include field leaders from across the education and youth-serving landscape, representing research, practice, policy, and advocacy expertise. 

Jim Balfanz

 

President, City Year

LaShawn Routé Chatmon

 

Executive Director, National Equity Project

Rochelle Davis
 
President & CEO, Healthy Schools Campaign

Camille Farrington

 

Managing Director, Senior Research Associate University of Chicago Consortium on School Research

Eric Gordon 
 
CEO, Cleveland Metropolitan School District

Macarena Hernandez

 

Fred Hartman Distinguished Professor of Journalism, Baylor University

Lindsay Jones

 

President and CEO, NCLD

John King

 

President and CEO, Education Trust

Cynthia Leck

 

Partner, Transcend

Rich Lerner

 

Bergstrom Chair in Applied Developmental Science, Tufts University

Robert Mahaffey

 

Executive Director, Rural School and Community Trust

Lisa Quay
 
Executive Director, Student Experience Research Network

Pedro Rivera
 
President, Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology, 

Rey Saldaña

 

President and CEO, Communities In Schools

Jack Shonkoff

 

Director, Center on the Developing Child at Harvard University

Hal Smith

 

Senior Vice President, Education and Health, National Urban League

Shael Suransky

 

President, Bank Street College

Winsome Waite

 

Senior Education Fellow , The Forum for Youth Investment

Ross Wiener

 

Vice President & Executive Director, Aspen Institute Education & Society Program

Andy Calkins

 

Director, Next Generation Learning Challenges

Ron Dahl

 

Director, Center on the Developing Adolescent University of California, Berkeley

Dan Domenech
 
Executive Director, AASA, The Superintendents Association

Andrew Frishman 
 
Co-Executive Director, Big Picture Learning

Scott Hartl

 

President and CEO, EL Education

Robert Jagers

 

Vice President of Research, CASEL

Marla Ucelli-Kashyap 
 
Assistant to the President for Educational Issues, American Federation of Teachers

Melissa Kim 
 
Deputy Chancellor, District of Columbia Public Schools  

Carol Lee

 

Edwina S. Tarry Professor of Education, Northwestern University

Phyllis Lockett

 

CEO, LEAP Innovations

Becky Pringle 
 
President, National Education Association

Lizzette Gonzalez Reynolds

 

Vice President of Policy, ExcelinEd

Kwesi Rollins 
 
Vice President, Institute for Educational Leadership

Jim Shelton

 

Founding Partner, Amandla Enterprises

Jennifer Sirangelo

 

President and CEO, National 4-H Council

Margaret Beale Spencer 
 
Charles F. Grey Distinguished Service Professor, University of Chicago

Diane Tavenner

 

Co-Founder and CEO of Summit Public Schools

Marty West

 

Professor, Harvard Graduate School of Education

Carey Wright

 

State Superintendent of Education

Mississippi Department of Education