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Getting to Know the Project Tomorrow Team

Happy Monday!

We hope you all had a great weekend! Today we would like to introduce you to Kelly Stump, our Program Support Coordinator – Special Projects!

Kelly Stump
Program Support Coordinator – Special Projects
Project Tomorrow
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Kelly joined the Project Tomorrow team as a Program Support Coordinator in 2015. In addition to supporting education research and other projects, she also coordinates several events such as the annual Innovation in Education Awards and the Youth Leadership Summit. Kelly has always had a passion for education. After receiving a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication from the University of Southern California, she spent six years teaching an environmental science program with the Orange County Department of Education. At Project Tomorrow, Kelly hopes to continue to support and encourage students to pursue their passions through education. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her friends and family, hiking, and reading.

Press release: Gregory Nicholson Hired as Project Tomorrow Director of Advancement


For Immediate Release:
October 1, 2014

Contact: 
Amber Taylor
703-201-4893
Gregory Nicholson Hired as
Project Tomorrow Director of Advancement
Irvine, Calif. Gregory Nicholson has been hired as Project Tomorrow’s new Director of Advancement. This is a new position at the national education nonprofit organization. In this role, Nicholson will be responsible for securing the resources to help Project Tomorrow achieve its mission through fund as well as partnership development. 
“Greg is a wonderful addition to our team at an exciting time of growth for our organization,” said Julie Evans, CEO of Project Tomorrow. “So much of our work is based on relationships and collaborations with schools, businesses, foundations and organizations across the country. We look forward to the new partnerships he will help cultivate as we continue our work as a leading STEM education and information source.”
Previously, Nicholson was Assistant Director at the Cotsen Foundation for the ART of TEACHING in Los Angeles (CA) where he was responsible for the recruitment of districts, schools, and teachers into the ART of TEACHING program, as well as communications and partnerships.  In that role, he co-founded the Mathematics Leadership Corps, an education reform collaborative in Southern California to promote improved teaching and learning in mathematics throughout the Culver City school district.   
“During my career, I have worked on both the foundation and nonprofit sides and have developed many successful collaborations in the education community,” said Nicholson. “I am thrilled to be joining an organization with such a successful track record, and I look forward to bringing my experience to support the mission of Project Tomorrow. Project Tomorrow understands that communities are more powerful when they work together to advance teaching and learning – and that such collaboration is essential to achieving our society’s goals for STEM education.”
Nicholson holds a doctorate in English Literature from Michigan State University, where he was a University Distinguished Fellow and the author of the university’s decennial re-accreditation report. Prior to graduate school he worked in non-profit management in social services and education. He was graduated magna cum laude from Dartmouth College.
About Project Tomorrow
Project Tomorrow® is the nation’s leading education nonprofit organization dedicated to the empowerment of student voices in education. We believe that by supporting the innovative uses of science, math and technology resources in our K-12 schools and communities, students will develop the critical thinking, problem solving and creativity skills needed to compete and thrive in the 21st century. We approach our mission through national research projects, the development of innovative career exploration projects in schools and communities, online tools and resources for students, teachers and parents, and national and regional advocacy efforts. Learn more at www.tomorrow.org

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Getting to Know the Project Tomorrow Team

Happy Friday!

We hope you all had a fantastic week! It’s Friday which means it’s time to meet another one of our fabulous team members. Today we would like to introduce you to Meredith Kohl, our Special Projects Manager!

Meredith Kohl
Special Projects Manager
Project Tomorrow
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Meredith Kohl serves as Special Projects Manager for Project Tomorrow®.  Her present work focuses on the organization’s Tomorrow’s Teacher Initiative, which stimulates and nurtures the development of a new generation of K-12 teachers in math and science by leveraging Project Tomorrow’s YouthTEACH2Learn and California Future Educators Association (CFEA) programs across the state.  Meredith joined the Project Tomorrow® team in 2012 as the Youth Leadership Summit Coordinator. Her previous experience includes serving as a corps member with Teach for America in the Las Vegas Valley and a Fulbright Fellow to Italy, along with administrative and programmatic nonprofit work at the Center for Teaching Quality in North Carolina. She holds a California elementary teaching certification as well as a master of education in curriculum and instruction, and currently teaches and directs the lower elementary education program at Bridges Reading and Writing Institute in Irvine.

In her free time, Meredith enjoys anything Italian, playing soccer, crafting and design projects, and Saturday morning brunch excursions with her husband—we’re always looking for tasty spots in Orange County. Recommendations welcome and greatly appreciated. 😉

Please be sure to check back next week to meet Marianne Miller, Grants Manager!
Thanks for reading!

-The Project Tomorrow Team

Getting to Know the Project Tomorrow Team

Happy Friday!

We hope you all had a fantastic week! It’s Friday which means it’s time to meet another one of our fabulous team members. Today we would like to introduce you to Meg, our newest team member here at Project Tomorrow!

Meg Lewis
Education Project Coordinator
Project Tomorrow
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Meg Lewis serves as Education Project Coordinator for Project Tomorrow. In this role she supports Project Tomorrow’s research projects and programs in outreach and coordination. With a bachelor’s degree in Drama from the University of California, Irvine, Meg brings with her a passion for education.  She is committed to supporting excellent education opportunities for all learners and to ensuring that all students reach their potential.
In her free time she enjoys performing in musicals and supporting the arts, as well as spending time with her family.
Please be sure to check back next week to meet Jenny Hostert, Speak Up Operations Manager!
Thanks for reading!

-The Project Tomorrow Team

Getting to know the Project Tomorrow Team!

Happy Friday!

In this new blog series we would like to take a moment to introduce the fabulous team of Project Tomorrow. In the following weeks we will be introducing the Project Tomorrow team! Please be sure to check back next week to meet our newest team member Meg Lewis!

Julie Evans
Chief Executive Officer
Project Tomorrow
Twitter:  JulieEvans_PT
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Julie Evans is the CEO of Project Tomorrow (www.tomorrow.org), one of the nation’s leading education nonprofit organizations.
Project Tomorrow (formally known as NetDay) is dedicated to empowering K-12 students, teachers and parents to have a larger voice in improving education and learning especially in the areas of science, math and technology.  Ms. Evans has been CEO of this organization since 1999 and during that tenure has created several innovative initiatives to impact education including the nationally heralded Speak Up Research Project which annually collects and reports on the authentic views of almost 500,000 K-12 students, parents and educators on education issues each year.  Ms. Evans serves as the chief strategist researcher on this important initiative.  Over the past ten years, over 3 million K-12 students, teachers and parents representing over 35,000 schools from all 50 states and the District of Columbia have participated in the Speak Up Project.  
Prior to this position, Ms. Evans enjoyed a successful 17-year career in national and regional sales and marketing management with Unisys and two education technology startups.  Ms. Evans is a graduate of Brown University and serves on several nonprofit boards and advisory councils including the Project Tomorrow Board of Directors, the Reaching At-Promise Students Association Advisory Board, and the TechSETS Advisory Board.  She has also served on the Advisory Boards for the 2009 Horizon K-12 Report and the 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012 Horizon Higher Education Reports.

Ms. Evans was selected in 2003 as a Frances Hesselbein Community Innovation Fellow and is a frequent speaker, writer and commentator on children, education and technology issues.  In April 2008, Ms. Evans was named as one of the Top Ten Most Influential People in Education Technology over the past 10 years by eSchool News, a leading national education publication.

Thanks for reading!

-The Project Tomorrow Team