People in the News
Anthony P. Carnevale has been named a senior fellow with the National Center on Education and the Economy.
Mr. Carnevale, 57, left his position as the vice president for assessment, equity, and careers with the Princeton, N.J.-based Educational Testing Service to join the center. He began his new position last week.
The Washington-based center is a nonprofit organization that conducts research, runs academic standards projects, and oversees school leadership and workforce development programs.
Cathy L. Seeley recently became the president of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics.
A fellow with the Charles A. Dana Center at the University of Texas at Austin, Ms. Seeley, 55, began serving her two-year term last month.
Ms. Seeley, who served this past year as the president-elect, is succeeding Johnny Lott, who is serving a one-year term as past president of the council.
Based in Reston, Va., the NCTM provides professional development, research, and journals to its 100,000 members in the United States and Canada.
James R. Pitofsky has been named the first deputy director of the National Youth Leadership Council.
Mr. Pitofsky, 37, who was set to begin his new position this week, was previously a partner at the Social Enterprise Alliance, an online network for nonprofit organizations that provides them with resources such as professional development and technical assistance.
The St. Paul, Minn.-based youth-leadership council is an advocate for service-learning programs in schools. The council also runs model programs and develops service-learning curricula.
Mr. Pitofsky will be based in San Francisco.
—Catherine A. Carroll
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