People in the News
The Spencer Foundation's board of directors has elected Paul D.
Goren as the foundation's new vice president. He replaces John B.
Williams, who is stepping down from the position. Mr. Goren, 43,
previously was the director of child and youth development at the John
D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation. In his new role, which begins
June 1, he will supervise the Spencer Foundation's staff. The
Chicago-based philanthropy finances educational research.
Linda G. Roberts has been appointed to Classroom Connect's board of directors. Formerly the director of the office of educational technology in the U.S. Department of Education, Ms. Roberts assumed her new duties last month. She will help the company develop Web-based curriculum products. Classroom Connect is based in Brisbane, Calif., and works with many organizations, including the National Aeronautics and Space Administration and the Library of Congress, to create educational programs for K-12 schools.
Denise Glyn Borders is the new president and chief executive officer of the McKenzie Group, a Washington-based educational consulting firm. Ms. Borders, 49, previously served as the firm's chief operating officer. Before joining the firm, she was the associate director of the department of accountability, assessment, research, and evaluation for the U.S. Department of Defense Education Activity. The McKenzie Group was founded in 1988.
— Marianne Hurst
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