Member Spotlight- CSUF College of Education

Dr. Kirtman is the Dean of the College of Education at CSU Fullerton and earned her Ph.D. from University of California, Berkeley in Educational Policy and Organizational Research. Dr. Kirtman’s career started as an elementary and middle school teacher prior to joining Cal State Fullerton in 2000.   As a faculty member, she primarily taught math [...]

July 25th, 2017|Categories: Archive|Tags: , |

Member Spotlight- Broadcom Foundation

Paula Golden, President, Broadcom Foundation Paula Golden is President of the Broadcom Foundation, which advances science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) worldwide. Paula initiates innovative programs at universities, non-profits and non-government organizations (NGOs) that create equitable access to STEM education, close the STEM education gap for young women and the underserved, and ensure that [...]

April 20th, 2017|Categories: Archive|Tags: , |

Member Spotlight- Children & Families Commission of Orange County

Kelly Pijl, Communications and Policy Director Kelly Pijl oversees strategic communications and legislative outreach for the Children and Families Commission. She also directs the Commission’s Early Learning goal area that includes school readiness, early literacy, and math programs. Kelly began working for the Commission at its inception in 2000. She was formerly the strategic [...]

February 17th, 2017|Categories: Archive|Tags: , |

Member Spotlight- Kay Family Foundation

Mark Percy, Vice President, Strategic Relations for KNET For the past decade Mark has served as a philanthropic advisor to individuals and families making significant investments to positively impact education, health care, and other areas of common purpose. Mark is the Vice President, Strategic Relations for KNET, a consortium enterprise that serves as the [...]

January 13th, 2017|Categories: Archive|Tags: , , |

Member Spotlight- Samueli Foundation

Gerald Solomon, Executive Director of the Samueli Foundation Mr. Solomon has served as the Executive Director of the Samueli Foundation since 2008, overseeing their philanthropic activities, focused on STEM Education, Youth, Integrative Health and Jewish Leadership. He led the design and development of the OC STEM Initiative, the nation’s first [...]

December 19th, 2016|Categories: Archive|Tags: , , |

Member Spotlight: Tiger Woods Foundation

Dr. Katherine Bihr is the Vice President or Programs and Education for the Tiger Woods Foundation. Her responsibilities include providing direction to the personnel, programs and operations of both the Tiger Woods Learning Centers and the Earl Woods Scholarship Program. Prior to joining the Tiger Woods Foundation, she was the Principal of Vista View [...]

Member Spotlight: OCDE

Tom Turner has been involved in education for 19 years in education. During that time, his roles varied from classroom teacher to high school administrator to elementary school principal to the member of the Superintendent’s cabinet. Common threads in his work history are an innovative use of technology and progressive practices —no matter the position.  Tom [...]

June 3rd, 2016|Categories: Archive|Tags: , , |