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Dr. Jeannette LaFors

Director of Equity Initiatives

The Education Trust Inc

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The Education Trust Inc

1250 H St. NW Suite 700

Washington Dc, District of Columbia 20005

United States

Company Description

The Education Trust promotes high academic achievement for all students at all levels-pre-kindergarten through college. We work alongside parents, educators, and community and business leaders across the country in transforming schools and colleges into i ... more

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Background Information

Employment History

Principal

Kelefors Consulting

Vice President of Instruction

Envision Schools

Senior Director of Professional Services

Teachscape Inc

Science Instructor

Young Scholars

Affiliations

Founder
Zimbabwe Educational Exchange Program

Advisor In the Prevention Peer Education Program
HIV/AIDS

Education

B.A.

American Studies

Stanford University

M.A.

Education

Stanford University

Ph.D.

Stanford University

Ph.D.

Education Administration & Policy Analysis

Stanford

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California GEAR UP blog ยป Education trust west

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For far too long, teachers in our state haven't been able to get the feedback or the supports they deserve," said Dr. Jeannette LaFors, Director of Equity Initiatives at The Education Trust-West, a statewide education advocacy organization that works to close the opportunity and achievement gaps that separate students of color and low-income students from their more advantaged peers.

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"These Linked Learning schools showed a real commitment to providing every student with meaningful college and career preparation," said Jeannette LaFors, Director of Equity Initiatives at The Education Trust-West.


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Jeannette LaFors

Director of Equity Initiatives Jeannette has nearly twenty years of experience in the education sector. She obtained a B.A. from Stanford University in American Studies and went on to get her M.A. in Education, also from Stanford. She taugh...
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For information about our practice work with schools and districts contact Jeannette LaFors x320.


For far too long, teachers in ...

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For far too long, teachers in our state haven't been able to get the feedback or the supports they deserve," said Dr. Jeannette LaFors, Director of Equity Initiatives at The Education Trust-West, a statewide education advocacy organization that works to close the opportunity and achievement gaps that separate students of color and low-income students from their more advantaged peers.


Staff | Education Trust

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For information about our practice work with schools and districts, contact Jeannette LaFors at ext. 320.

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Jeannette LaFors Director of Equity Initiatives, The Education Trust-West Email or Call: (510) 465-6444 x320
Jeannette has nearly twenty years of experience in the education sector. She obtained a B.A. from Stanford University in American Studies and went on to get her M.A. in Education, also from Stanford. She taught high school for six years in Belmont, CA and held multiple leadership positions during this time. She then returned to Stanford to get her Ph.D. in Education Administration & Policy Analysis. While at Stanford she conducted extensive research in teaching quality policies and instructional leadership. Over the course of her career she served as a program coordinator for Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID), mentored student teachers, reviewed national history standards, led various school and district professional development efforts, and advised numerous student groups. In 2004 she became Vice-President of Instruction for Envision Schools where she oversaw curriculum and instruction, knowledge management, school accountability, teacher and leader professional development, and program evaluation and research. Her most recent position was Senior Director of Professional Services at Teachscape, Inc. a privately held instructional improvement company.


Curriculum and Assessment

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"I don't think that's fair for students to have to be kind of caught in the middle there while our policy makers figure out how to help them," said Jeannette LaFors, director of equity initiatives at The Education Trust-West.

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On the one hand, the more rigorous standards associated with the Common Core could mean that students perform "as well or better" on the exit exam, said Jeannette LaFors, director of equity initiatives at The Education Trust-West, a nonprofit policy and educational equity advocacy group.
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"I don't think that's fair for students to have to be kind of caught in the middle there while our policy-makers figure out how to help them," LaFors said.

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