Board and Emeritus Members

The Education Trust’s Board of Directors provides guidance, oversight, and support. We’re grateful for their wise counsel and enduring commitment to equity and justice.

Board of Directors

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John B. King Jr.

President and CEO

John B. King Jr. is the president and CEO of The Education Trust, a national nonprofit organization that seeks…

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José Luis Cruz

José Luis Cruz

Executive Vice Chancellor & University Provost, The City University of New York

José Luis Cruz is the chair of the board of directors of The Education Trust and Executive Vice Chancellor…

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Yolie Flores

Yolie Flores

Former School Board Member, Los Angeles Unified School District

Yolie Flores is chief program officer for the Campaign for Grade-Level Reading, a collaborative effort of foundations, nonprofits, states,…

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James Forman Jr.

James Forman Jr.

Professor of Law, Yale Law School

A professor at Yale Law School, his alma mater, James Forman was a law clerk early in his career…

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Lisa Gelobter

Lisa Gelobter

CEO and Co-founder of tEQuitable

Lisa Gelobter is the CEO and Co-founder of tEQuitable. Using technology to make workplaces more equitable, tEQuitable provides an…

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Peter Groff

Peter Groff

Former President, Colorado Senate

Peter C. Groff is the principal and chief strategist at MCG2 Consulting, LLC, and is a noted education policy…

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Monique Idlett-Mosley

Monique Idlett-Mosley

CEO

Monique Idlett‐Mosley is a globally recognized entertainment pioneer. Her power and influence stem from a unique blend of business…

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Jesse Jackson

Jesse Jackson

Chief Learning Officer for Consumer & Community Banking

Jesse serves in the dual roles of firmwide head of Learning and Talent Solutions for JPMorgan Chase and the…

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Lisette Nieves

Lisette Nieves

Director of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies Program, NYU Steinhardt

Lisette Nieves is currently a Full Clinical Professor and Director of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies Program at NYU…

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Dr. Eduardo J. Padrón

Dr. Eduardo J. Padrón

President Emeritus

An American by choice, Dr. Eduardo Padrón arrived in the United States as a teenage refugee in 1961. Since…

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Dan Porterfield

Dan Porterfield

President and CEO, The Aspen Institute

Dan Porterfield is President and CEO of the Aspen Institute, a global nonprofit organization committed to realizing a free,…

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Emeritus Members