TITLE: Vice President of Innovation & Special Assistant to the President
FOCUS AREAS: Educator development, K-12 public education, 21st century learning
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PROFILE: Janice Ward serves the NEA Foundation in two capacities: as vice president of innovation and as special assistant to the president. Her full bio on the foundation's website reads:
In collaboration with the President & CEO, Janice leads the advancement of the Foundation’s innovation initiatives. She works with educators to integrate global competencies into instructional practices which prepare students for the 21st Century.
Janice has a diverse background in regulatory and educational affairs from working as a business analyst at a Fortune 500 company to coordinating outreach projects for an education non-profit. She holds a Master of Public Policy from George Mason University and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Virginia Tech. Janice is an alumnus of the Washington DC Education Policy Fellowship Program.