Jennifer Carolan, NewSchools Venture Fund

She left NewSchools in January 2015 according to her LinkedIn profile


TITLE: Managing Director, Seed Fund

FUNDING AREAS: K-12 education, education technology, public schools, underserved student populations

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PROFILE: Jennifer Carolan is Managing Director and co-founder of the Seed Fund program at NewSchools Venture Fund. Her bio on the fund's website shares the following:

Jennifer began her career as a teacher in traditional district schools where she became interested in differentiated learning. After studying master teachers at Stanford School of Education, she published her research on differentiation in Education Leadership. Jennifer is most interested in the intersection of technology, differentiated instruction and access. Jennifer is on the Boards of: BetterLesson, Education Elements, EdSurge, Equal Opportunity Schools and FreshGrade. She still teaches sometimes, most recently Innovations in Teaching 338 at Stanford’s School of Education/ and a home math camp for her kids and their friends. Jennifer has three children who attend a charter school in Los Altos California.