This Day On The Street
Continue to site
ADVERTISEMENT
This account is pending registration confirmation. Please click on the link within the confirmation email previously sent you to complete registration.
Need a new registration confirmation email? Click here

College Board Names Dr. Stefanie Sanford As Chief Of Policy, Advocacy, And Government Relations

Nonprofit Education Organization Announces Significant New Commitment to Excellence in Career and Technical Education led by Tom Rudin

NEW YORK, Dec. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The College Board today announced that Dr. Stefanie Sanford has been appointed to lead the organization's policy, advocacy and government relations work. The appointment is effective March 1, 2013. At the same time as Sanford's appointment, the nonprofit education organization announced a substantial commitment to delivering high quality career technical education by appointing one of its most trusted senior leaders, Tom Rudin, to lead this major new initiative.

"Stefanie is an extraordinarily talented and dynamic policy leader," said David Coleman, president of the College Board. "She has a remarkable track record of delivering results and has the expertise and deep relationships needed to get things done that matter for kids. Her success in building diverse, bipartisan partnerships based on shared data and evidence is unparalleled. We are honored that Stefanie has chosen to join our team."

Sanford, 46, is Director of Policy and Advocacy for the U.S. Program of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, where she has led the development and execution of advocacy strategies to support the foundation's College Ready and Post Secondary Success programs.  In her nearly 11 years at the Gates Foundation, Sanford has played an integral role in establishing the U.S. Program as a national leader in education policy and advocacy. Her team launched the Data Quality Campaign and helped build the coalition around the Graduation Rate Compact, which made clear for the first time galvanizing, comparable data on four year high school graduation rates across the country. 

A hallmark of her leadership has been building effective, diverse coalitions of organizations and partnerships within and across states to advance transparency and education policy in both higher education and K-12.  Sanford and her team supported the development of the Honor States Grant Program with the National Governors Association, the American Diploma Project Network and the Common Core State Standards now adopted by 46 states.  All of these efforts have created a policy environment in which to execute on issues around teacher effectiveness and performance management systems to support great teaching. Much of Sanford's work has focused on creating conditions to scale best practice.  In an effort to migrate the lessons learned around transparency and data in secondary education into postsecondary reform, she and her team supported the development of Complete College America, which promotes state adoption of policies and practices to increase the number of students who complete a degree or credential.

1 of 3

Check Out Our Best Services for Investors

Action Alerts PLUS

Portfolio Manager Jim Cramer and Director of Research Jack Mohr reveal their investment tactics while giving advanced notice before every trade.

Product Features:
  • $2.5+ million portfolio
  • Large-cap and dividend focus
  • Intraday trade alerts from Cramer
Quant Ratings

Access the tool that DOMINATES the Russell 2000 and the S&P 500.

Product Features:
  • Buy, hold, or sell recommendations for over 4,300 stocks
  • Unlimited research reports on your favorite stocks
  • A custom stock screener
Stocks Under $10

David Peltier uncovers low dollar stocks with serious upside potential that are flying under Wall Street's radar.

Product Features:
  • Model portfolio
  • Stocks trading below $10
  • Intraday trade alerts
14-Days Free
Only $9.95
14-Days Free
Dividend Stock Advisor

David Peltier identifies the best of breed dividend stocks that will pay a reliable AND significant income stream.

Product Features:
  • Diversified model portfolio of dividend stocks
  • Updates with exact steps to take - BUY, HOLD, SELL
Trifecta Stocks

Every recommendation goes through 3 layers of intense scrutiny—quantitative, fundamental and technical analysis—to maximize profit potential and minimize risk.

Product Features:
  • Model Portfolio
  • Intra Day Trade alerts
  • Access to Quant Ratings
Options Profits

Our options trading pros provide over 100 monthly option trading ideas and strategies to help you become a well-seasoned trader.

Product Features:
  • Actionable options commentary and news
  • Real-time trading community
SYM TRADE IT LAST %CHG

Markets

DOW 17,730.11 -27.80 -0.16%
S&P 500 2,076.78 -0.64 -0.03%
NASDAQ 5,009.2140 -3.9090 -0.08%

Free Reports

Top Rated Stocks Top Rated Funds Top Rated ETFs