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Welcome to the 2016 Yale SOM Education Leadership Conference! We look forward to seeing you in New Haven on April 7-8. Feel free to take a look at the conference agenda below. If you have any questions, please reach out to educationconference@yale.edu
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Friday, April 8 • 10:45am - 12:00pm
Fueling Change: Achieving Improved Outcomes Through Philanthropic Giving

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As public resource constraints lead to underfunded schools, public and charter schools are seeking alternative, private funding sources. Whether the money is from foundations, education non-profits, or individual donors, issues of equity and sustainability persist. How can donors, districts, and policy makers work together to make sure this money has the maximum impact for the maximum number of students? Can this funding successfully improve outcomes and reduce disparities?

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Sharon M. Oster

Frederic D. Wolfe Professor of Management and Entrepreneurship, Yale School of Management
Sharon Oster served as Dean of the Yale School of Management from 2008 to 2011. She is a specialist in competitive strategy, microeconomic theory, industrial organization, the economics of regulation and antitrust, and nonprofit strategy. She has written extensively on the regulation... Read More →
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Victor De La Paz

Chief Financial Officer, New Haven Public Schools
Victor De La Paz currently serves as the Chief Financial Officer for New Haven Public Schools, a position he has held since 2014, where he oversees the district’s more than $330 million operating budget.Prior to joining New Haven Public Schools, Victor served as Chief Financial... Read More →
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Dale Russakoff

author, The Prize, n/a
Dale Russakoff is the author of The Prize--Who's in Charge of America's Schools. She was a reporter for The Washington Post for 28 years, covering politics, education and social policy, and is now a freelance writer. Dale was born and raised in Birmingham, AL and graduated from Harvard... Read More →
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Marc Sternberg

K-12 Education Program Director, The Walton Family Foundation
Marc Sternberg is director of the Walton Family Foundation’s K-12 Education Program. Before joining the foundation, Marc served as the senior deputy chancellor at the New York City Department of Education, where he directed the citywide portfolio planning efforts including new school... Read More →

Friday April 8, 2016 10:45am - 12:00pm EDT