Movers & Shakers Across the Network
May 4, 2018

As leadership across the Network evolves, you can stay up-to-date through Movers & Shakers. Read on for recent news around organizational structures and staffing at both member organizations and on the PIE Network team.

After four years at PIE Network, Sarah Grunewald is joining the team at the Delaware Community Foundation as vice president for community engagement and programs. Sarah has been a valued leader in the PIE Network since its founding, previously as a member of the team at the Rodel Foundation of Delaware. Please join us in congratulating Sarah on this new chapter in her career!

Ashley Schmidt is PIE Network’s new senior director of member engagement and communications. Ashley previously served as PIE Network’s director of digital strategy.

After six years as executive director of PennCAN, Jonathan Cetel is transitioning out of his role. Rachel Amankulor, PennCAN’s current deputy director, will step into the role of executive director.

PAVE (Parents Amplifying Voices in Education) recently celebrated the two year anniversary of its founding. Read more in this letter from executive director Maya Martin.

Iris Hodge is the newest addition to Stand for Children Oregon’s field team. Read more about Iris here.

Kathryn Sullivan has joined the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools as director of advocacy communications.

The Education Trust-West recently welcomed Allyson Osorio as the newest member of their team.

The Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence has launched Ed., a new blog for discussions about equity with excellence. Find the first series of posts here.

The Georgia Partnership for Excellence in Education is now accepting applications for the Education Policy Fellowship Program (EPFP). The program’s 11th cohort will begin in August 2018 and conclude in May 2019.

Robert Fontenot recently joined 50CAN as team strategy assistant.

Jason Botel has been appointed as the council vice-chair of the U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness. Jason is the U.S. Department of Education’s acting assistant secretary for elementary and secondary education and former executive director of MarylandCAN.


Christina Dobratz

Christina is PIE Network's Project Manager, Communications & Policy  

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