In the early years of Opportunity Culture, we benefited from the advice of many advisors, including the members of the Opportunity Culture Advisory Team. The team included teaching, technology, and finance experts and advocates committed to reaching every child consistently with excellent teaching. Affiliations shown are those at the time of their membership in the OCAT.
Katherine Bassett, Executive Director, National Network of State Teachers of the Year
Celine Coggins, Chief Executive Officer, Teach Plus
John Danner, Chief Executive Officer, Zeal; Co-Founder, Rocketship Education
Alex Hernandez, Partner and Vice President, Charter School Growth Fund
Michael Horn, Co-Founder, Clayton Christensen Institute for Disruptive Innovation and Principal Consultant, Entangled Solutions
Karen Hawley Miles, President and Executive Director, Education Resource Strategies
Talia Milgrom-Elcott, Co-Founder and Leader, 100Kin10
Sydney Morris, Co-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, Co-Founder and Partner, Transcend Education
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.