Meet our Board of Directors
Cofounder and Board Chair
Cofounder and Chief Facilitator, Student Success Network
Treasurer, the Moriah Fund
Director of Education, the Beacon Fund
Cofounder, CEO, Chalkbeat
Kang-Xing (KX) Jin
Vice President of Engineering, Facebook
Meet Chalkbeat’s reader advisors
In addition to our Board of Directors, Chalkbeat also has a dynamic and diverse reader advisory board that guides our coverage, holds us accountable for meeting our goals, and helps us build strong relationships in the communities we cover. If you’re interested in joining the board when the next opening becomes available, please apply here and contact us.
Janine Scott, our reader advisory board chair, is a high school math teacher at Davis Aerospace High School in Detroit.
Sanda Balaban is a civic educator based in New York City.
Aisha Brown is a home visitor and community advocate based in Detroit.
Pam Glynn is an education consultant based in Chicago.
Amber Gonzalez-Cortes is a multilingual instructional coach based in Gypsum, Colorado.
Dr. Nancy Hernandez is a bilingual specialist in higher education and scholarship access for first generation and Latino students based in Denver.
Alli Lee is a learning experience designer and strategist based in Dallas, Texas.
Johnnie Lattner is a cofounder and director of community relations for Parents Unified for Local School Education (PULSE), based in Newark.
Cynthia Masson is an active public school parent of two children based in New York City.
Catherine Miller is an administrator of a public middle school in the Bronx, New York.
Dorie Turner Nolt is a communications consultant and a former education journalist based in Washington, D.C.
Dr. Robert Pasternack is a former assistant secretary of education for the Office of Special Education and Rehabilitation Services at the U.S. Department of Education.
Christopher R. Rogers is a Ph.D candidate at the University of Pennsylvania’s Graduate School of Education and is based in Chester, Pennsylvania.
Cesar Roman is a parent, advocate, and community organizer based in Indianapolis.
Jenae’ Scott-Robinson is a proud mom, principal, and change agent in Memphis, Tennessee.
Benecia Tuthill is a retired senior leader and education consultant based in Memphis, Tennessee