WASHINGTON, May 16, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, P21, the Partnership for 21st Century Learning announced that David Ross was named Chief Strategy Officer. In this newly created position, Mr. Ross will be responsible for overseeing P21's programs, which span the entire 21st Century Learning continuum, and its growing state support services.
Mr. Ross brings a diverse set of skills to P21's team, including as an educator, entrepreneur, and non-profit administrator. During his tenure at the Buck Institute for Education, Mr. Ross co-authored many highly regarded publications on project based learning, including the Project Based Learning Starter Kit. Mr. Ross is a highly sought-after presenter and workshop facilitator for both national and international conferences. As a consultant, Mr. Ross has worked with a distinguished clientele that range from school districts to foreign governments. Throughout his career, Mr. Ross has distinguished himself as an innovator and leader in education reform.
"P21 is thrilled to have David as the newest member of our growing team," remarked Dr. Helen Soulé, P21 Executive Director. "I have long admired the work that David has done throughout his impressive career. He is a passionate advocate for 21st Century Learning and embodies the 4Cs in all that he does."
"I have long valued P21's work and resource and have used it to help guide my own," said Ross. "I am deeply humbled and honored to be joining the P21 team and contribute to this important work. A lot of great progress has been made around creating quality 21st century learning environments for learners, but much more needs to be done to bring them to all. I am eager to face this challenge head-on, especially with the support of P21 and its members."
Learn more about P21 at P21.org.
P21, the Partnership for 21st Century Learning recognizes that all learners need educational experiences in school and beyond, from cradle to career, to build knowledge and skills for success in a globally and digitally interconnected world. Representing over 5 million members of the global workforce and over 2 million U.S. students in K-12, P21 is a catalyst organization uniting business, government, and education leaders from the U.S. and abroad to advance evidence-based education policy and practice and to make innovative teaching and learning a reality for all. Follow P21 on Twitter @P21Learning
P21 Members: American Camp Association, American Federation of Teachers, Apple Inc., AT&T, Bahcesehir K-12 Schools, Crayola, Destination Imagination, Duck Learning, EF Education First, Education Networks of America, eLearning Solutions, Faber-Castell, First Five Years Fund, Fisher-Price, Ford Motor Company Fund, Future Problem Solving Program International, Gale Cengage Learning, Goddard Systems Inc., Intel Corporation, Learning.com, LEGO Education, National Board for Professional Teaching Standards, National Education Association, National Speech and Debate Association, PBS, Pearson, People to People International, Playworld, Project Management Institute Educational Foundation, VIF International Education, and The Walt Disney Company
P21 Leaderships States: Arizona, California, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Massachusetts, Mississippi, Nevada, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Carolina, South Dakota, Vermont, West Virginia, and Wisconsin
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SOURCE Partnership for 21st Century Learning