Leah joined Barr in May 2015 as director of education. She joins the Foundation to lead the development of a strategy that will guide Barr’s education grantmaking over the next decade and will position the Foundation to achieve its greatest impact in this area. Working closely with senior program staff, Leah will draw on both the successes and lessons learned from the Foundation’s prior work and a deep understanding of the current landscape, as well as the perspective she brings from her work supporting education reform nationally.
Foundation issues RFP for planning and design of schools and programs in New England focused on connecting students off track to graduation to success in high school and beyond.
The Education Program issues Request for Information and invites responses through October 21.
Grounded in the belief that all students can succeed in school and in life, our new portfolio represents sharper focus and expanding reach.
Jenny Curtin named senior program officer for Education.
Leah Hamilton discusses the growing national movement to rethink secondary education and its influence on the Education program’s strategic planning process.