People in the News
John S. Reed, the interim chairman and chief executive officer of the New York Stock Exchange, has been elected to the board of directors of the National Writing Project.
Mr. Reed, 64, will serve a two-year term on the board.
The Berkeley, Calif.-based nonprofit project provides professional- development opportunities, peer-support networks, a newsletter, a quarterly journal, and a number of books to K-12 writing teachers.
Ethan B. Lipton has been chosen as the president-elect of the International Technology Education Association.
Mr. Lipton, 51, will begin his one-year term as president-elect in March. After that term ends, he will become the president of the association for one year.
Mr. Lipton serves as the assistant vice president for academic affairs-planning and resources and the dean of educational support services for the 20,600-student Los Angeles campus of California State University. The state university system has 23 campuses.
The Reston, Va.-based association offers professional development, educational technology standards, and publications to its 5,000 members in 63 countries.
Jodi G. Kahn has been named the president of the Time For Kids Media Group, the publisher of Time For Kids, a weekly magazine that is circulated to more than 4 million children in kindergarten through 6th grade.
Formerly the vice president for business strategy with the New York City-based Time Inc. Interactive Group, Ms. Kahn, 40, began her new job last week.
In addition to publishing the magazine, the Time For Kids Media Group, also based in New York, produces learning materials, books, and a Web site, www.timeforkids.com.
—Catherine A. Carroll
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