Movers & Shakers
November 9, 2017

As leadership across the Network evolves, we’re excited to welcome new talent and expertise while also celebrating the contributions of long-time advocates. Read on for recent updates around organizational structures and staffing at member and partner organizations.

John B. King Jr., president and CEO of The Education Trust, joined the Teach Plus board of directors.

Christine M. Thompson joined Expect More Arizona as the new president and CEO. Thompson brings more than 20 years of experience in the education, government, and nonprofit sectors.

A for Arizona announced Emily Anne Gullicksen, previously a Senior Policy Director, will serve as Executive Director. She has worked with the organization since it’s launch in 2014.

Rachel Canter, executive director of Mississippi First and PIE Network board member, was named one of the state’s top political leaders under 35.

The National Alliance for Public Charter Schools welcomed Peri Lynn Turnbull as their new chief of external relations and strategy.

Earlier this fall, 50CAN launched HawaiiKidsCAN, the newest state campaign in their network.

The Foundation for Excellence in Education welcomed Nathan Hoffman, the new Regional Advocacy Director – Gulf States.

And the Oklahoma Educated Workforce Initiative, an initiative of the state chamber of commerce, recently announced they are changing their name to Oklahoma Achieves. You can view their new website here.

Know of another mover and shaker across the Network? Reach out.


    Ashley Schmidt

    Ashley is PIE Network's Digital Strategy Director


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