I am the Director of Communications for GreatSchools.org. Founded in 1998, GreatSchools is a national nonpartisan nonprofit that helps millions of parents find great schools, support great learning, and guide their kids to great futures. The Webby award-winning website, GreatSchools.org, is the nation’s leading guide to preK-12 schools, with profiles of about 200,000 public, public charter, and private schools and more than one million ratings and reviews by parents, teachers, and students. In addition, GreatSchools offers thousands of articles, videos, and worksheets to help parents support their children’s learning. Last year, GreatSchools had 52 million unique visitors, including more than half of all U.S. families with school-age children. Headquartered in Oakland, California, GreatSchools has local programs and offices in Indianapolis, Milwaukee, and Washington, DC.
I was formerly with the Solano County Office of Education as a Program Manager for Youth Development Services I stepped in to direct the Educational Outreach Program for the State of California’s Toll Bridges for M.T.C. I received my B.S. in Political Science Public Service from U.C. Davis and his Masters in Public Relations at Golden Gate University in San Francisco.
Previously I worked in the High Tech Industry at Access Communications promoting products, companies and industry leaders working on cutting edge goods and services. My extensive background in education and technology made me uniquely qualified to relay the complex issues and innovations surrounding the largest Public Works Project in California history to audiences of all ages. I was directly responsible for developing and implementing the San Francisco – Oakland Bay Bridge’s Educational Outreach Plan.