Learning Forward President and CEO Denise Glyn Borders served as president of SRI Education, a division at SRI International, where she led three centers – Learning and Development, Technology and Learning, and Education Policy. Previously, Borders was senior vice president and director of the U.S. Education and Workforce Development Group at FHI 360, a global human development organization with an evidence-based research approach. Earlier, Borders was a senior vice president at AED (formerly the Academy for Educational Development), where she oversaw U.S. program operations in education, early childhood development, research and evaluation, and education policy and practice. She also served as president and CEO of The McKenzie Group. She served as associate director of the Office of Research, Evaluation, Assessment, and Professional Development for the Department of Defense Education Activity. She was also chief of Educational Accountability and Assistant Superintendent for Baltimore City Public Schools and a National/Federal Government Evaluation Consultant at CTB/McGraw-Hill Publishing. In addition, Borders has been a curriculum specialist, teacher supervisor, classroom teacher, and university lecturer. Borders currently serves on the Board of Trustees for Teachers College, Columbia University, and for AdvancED.
As we wrap up 2021 and look ahead to 2022, the word that is top of mind for me is transformation. Transformation involves disrupting and dismantling longstanding educational structures, policies, and systems that have perpetuated inequity and created barriers to success for too many students. We must support leaders at every level — who are […]
Signs of hope, actions for change
As the new U.S presidential administration takes shape, we at Learning Forward have hope and confidence that President Biden and Vice President Harris’ leadership will mean great progress for every student and educator in America’s education systems. Learning Forward is ready to support and advise the new administration as it puts in place policies and […]
Congratulations to President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris. Election 2020 is drawing to a close. It has been a long campaign season and regardless of your political views, it is time to come together around our shared commitment to preK-12 education. Our children are the future and our educators are their mentors and […]