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Evaluating Impact in the Messy World of Politics and Public Education

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April 18, 2013 - 9:00am PDT

About the Webinar

The political process is chaotic, and implementation of new laws and public policies can take years to unfold – putting advocacy organizations in a tough spot when it comes to evaluating impact. On this call, learn how  Stand for Children, an advocacy organization and nonprofit focused on improving public schools, has tackled the challenge of evaluating its impact in the 11 states and 20 school districts where it works.

Thérèse McKinny-Wood
Director, Impact and Governance
Stand for Children

Thérèse McKinny-Wood is Director of Impact and Governance at Stand for Children. While a Teach For America teacher in the Mississippi Delta, Thérèse co-founded an organization providing Delta students with the opportunity to experience new cultures first-hand. She lead two student programs to Honduras, then moved to rural Honduras to study educational resilience in disadvantaged communities through a Fulbright grant. Thérèse joined the Stand team in January of 2011, after earning her M.P.A. from the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs at Syracuse University.