FORA.tv Speaker - Susan Traiman
Susan Traiman is Director of Education and Workforce Policy at Business Roundtable. She oversees the Roundtable's activities for chief executive officers of leading corporations interested in improving education performance and workforce competitiveness in the United States. Recently cited as "the most influential chief executive lobbying group in the U.S." by the Financial Times, Business Roundtable members are at the forefront of public policy, advocating for a vigorous, dynamic global economy.
Prior to joining the Business Roundtable, Ms. Traiman was Education Policies Studies Director at the National Governors Association (NGA) where she coordinated assistance to governors in developing and implementing systemic education reform strategies. At the NGA, she participated in planning the 1989 National Education Summit in Charlottesville, Virginia and the subsequent development of National Education Goals. Ms. Traiman was a senior associate with the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Educational Research and Improvement and served on the staff of the National Commission on Excellence in Education, contributing to the development of its landmark 1983 report, A Nation at Risk.
Ms. Traiman came to Washington, D.C. from New Jersey where she was a teacher and a consultant at a regional service center of the New Jersey Department of Education. She has a B.A. in American Civilization and M.S. in Education from the University of Pennsylvania.
12.05.07 | 01:54:02 min
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