Speaker - Jonathan Schnur

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Jonathan Schnur is co-founder and chief executive of New Leaders for New Schools, a non-profit organization devoted to driving high levels of learning and achievement for every child by attracting, preparing and supporting the next generation of outstanding principals for the nation's urban schools.

Schnur has led the development of the organization's strategy, management team and board, core values, partnerships and fundraising. From September 2008 to June 2009, he took leave from New Leaders for New Schools, serving as an adviser to Barack Obama's Presidential campaign, a member of the Presidential Transition Team, and a senior adviser to U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan.

Schnur has served as special assistant to Secretary of Education Richard Riley, President Clinton's White House associate director for educational policy, and senior adviser on education to Vice President Al Gore. He developed national educational policies on teacher and principal quality, after-school programs, district reform, charter schools and preschools.

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Jonathan Schnur: Pursuit of Educational Excellence

08.04.10 | 01:13:30 min | 0 comments