Jeanne Allen

Founder & CEO
Center for Education Reform

Nationally recognized as the most accomplished, pioneering visionary in education reform, Jeanne Allen founded the Center for Education Reform (CER) in 1993 and serves as its CEO, intensively focusing on efforts at the local, state and national levels to advance innovation and opportunity across education for all learners at all levels. Jeanne’s relentless commitment to ensuring all may participate in the American dream, combined with her refreshing dedication to innovation in education has fueled her acclaimed written works, strategic policy counsel and two-decade-long dominating presence in major media outlets, as the leading expert on education reform. Jeanne has been a trusted advisor to presidents, governors, and lawmakers, and continues to provide valuable counsel to policymakers, philanthropists, and her colleagues in education.

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