Strategic Advisors

The Education Trust–West Announces Strategic Advisors To Commence 20 Years of Fierce Advocacy

The Education Trust–West has launched a group of formal Strategic Advisors composed of civil rights, education, public policy, business, and community leaders who have a demonstrated commitment to educational equity to share their insights and feedback as we move into a new strategic plan and our 20-year anniversary. They include:

Jose Atilio Hernandez
Founder & Managing Principal
IDEATE California
ETW Senior Fellow
Pamela Burdman
Executive Director
Just Equations, A Project of the Opportunity Institute
Xilonin Cruz-Gonzalez
CA School Boards Association & Director of Policy and Initiatives, Californians Together
Michal Kurlander, Ed.D.
Professor and Department Chair
UC Davis School of Ed & Co-director of Policy Analysis for California Education (PACE)
Tameka McGlawn, Ph.D.
Executive Director
University of California Berkeley’s College and Career Academy Support Network (CCASN)
Feliza I. Ortiz-Licon, Ed.D.
Principal of Education Programs
Unidos US
Eloy Ortiz Oakley
California Community Colleges
Vickie Ramos Harris
Director of Educational Equity
Advancement Project California
Allison Scott, Ph.D.
Chief Executive Officer
Kapor Foundation
Elisha Smith Arrillaga, Ph.D.
Managing Director
UT Dana Center
Andrea Venezia
Senior Principal Research Scientist and Director
College and Career Pathways Program, SRI Education