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Education Pioneers Recognizes 10 EPic Alumni Who are Transforming Education and Eligible for $15,000 in Awards
Honorees, who lead and contribute to critical work on behalf of public school students across the country, will be showcased at Education Pioneers' National Conference in November. One honoree will be awarded the Scott Morgan Award and a $10,000 prize, two runners-up will each receive $2,500.
Eduardo Briceño (2006 EP Fellow), Co-Founder and CEO, Mindset Works
Eldrin Deas (2013 EP Fellow), Education Consultant
Adrian J. (AJ) DeLeon (2013 EP Fellow), Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer, CSC Consulting Group
Christine Green (2006 EP Fellow), General Counsel, Leadership for Educational Equity
Anjelica Hardin Hall (2014 EP Fellow), Managing Director, Partnerships and Programs, Tennessee Charter School Center
William Jackson (2013 EP Fellow), Chief Dreamer, Village of Wisdom
Brian Pick (2007 EP Fellow), Chief of Teaching and Learning, DC Public Schools
Robert Sepeda (2012 EP Fellow), Communications Manager, Data and Outreach, Families Empowered
Andy Shin (2008 EP Fellow), Executive Director, Breakthrough San Francisco
Nicole Young (2013 EP Fellow), Executive Director, Bard Early College in New Orleans
To see profiles of all EPic Alumni semifinalists and finalists, visit: http://www.educationpioneers.org/national-conference/agenda/EPicAlumni/meet-our-epic-alumni
All Education Pioneers alumni currently working in public education at any level were eligible to be considered for EPic Alumni recognition and the Scott Morgan Award. In addition to assessing alumni applicants’ work and impact on underserved students, Education Pioneers assessed how applicants work, including how they reflect Education Pioneers’ core values, including courage, optimism, collaboration, action, and diversity, equity and inclusion.
To date, more than 3,000 leaders have completed the Education Pioneers Fellowship, where they worked with school districts, charter schools and other organizations that support public education to help solve problems from outside of the classroom so students and teachers succeed in the classroom.
For more information about EPic Alumni and the Scott Morgan Award, visit: http://www.educationpioneers.org/national-conference/agenda/EPicAlumni
For more information about Education Pioneers National Conference, visit:
About Education Pioneers
Since 2003, Education Pioneers has recruited professionals with diverse skills and backgrounds to solve problems from outside of the classroom, so students and teachers succeed in the classroom. Education Pioneers has recruited and trained more than 3,000 leaders in partnership with more than 200 education organizations in 20 cities nationwide.
Of the organization’s alumni in the workforce, more than 70 percent serve in education and lead or contribute to work that impacts more than 3.5 million public school students – most of whom are students of color and come from underserved areas. Find out more about where Education Pioneers’ leaders work and their impact here: http://www.educationpioneers.org/our-impact.
More information about Education Pioneers can be found at www.educationpioneers.org.