Opportunity Culture Advisory Team

Our advisors include teaching, technology, and finance experts and advocates committed to reaching every child consistently with excellent teaching:

Katherine Bassett, Executive Director, National Network of State Teachers of the Year

Celine CogginsChief Executive Officer, Teach Plus

John Danner, Chief Executive Officer, Zeal; Co-Founder, Rocketship Education

Alex HernandezPartner and Vice President, Charter School Growth Fund

Michael HornCo-Founder and Executive Director, Education, Clayton Christensen Institute for Disruptive Innovation

Karen Hawley MilesPresident and Executive Director, Education Resource Strategies

Talia Milgrom-ElcottCo-Founder and Leader, 100Kin10

Sydney MorrisCo-Founder and Co-Chief Executive Officer, Educators 4 Excellence

Marguerite Roza, Director, Edunomics Lab, Georgetown University and Senior Scholar, Center on Reinventing Public Education

LaVerne Evans Srinivasan, Program Director for Teaching and Human Capital Management, Carnegie Corporation of New York

S. Denise Watts,  Zone Superintendent and Executive Director, Project L.I.F.T./Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools

Daniel Weisberg, President, TNTP

Jeff Wetzler, Executive Vice President, Teacher Preparation, Support, and Development, and Chief Learning Officer, Teach For America

While we are deeply grateful for these advisors’ guidance, participation on the OCAT does not imply individual or organizational endorsement of any specific policy recommendation or school model featured on this site or related publications.