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TC Alumnus Kevin Jennings named Assistant Deputy Secretary of Education in Washington, D.C.

Kevin Jennings, a Klingenstein fellow at TC in 1994 who received a master's of arts degree in interdisciplinary studies in education, has been named Assistant Deputy Secretary in the Office of Safe & Drug Free Schools in the U.S. Department of Education. Jennings is the founder and former executive director of the Gay, Lesbian, and Straight Education Network (GLSEN), which works to make schools safe for all students, regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity.
From the Department of Education news releaseKevin Jennings, Assistant Deputy Secretary, Office of Safe & Drug Free School

Kevin Jennings is the founder and former executive director of the Gay, Lesbian, and Straight Education Network (GLSEN), an organization that works to make schools safe for all students, regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity. Prior to his tenure at GLSEN, Jennings served as History Department chair and a history teacher at Concord Academy in Massachusetts and before that as a history teacher at Moses Brown School in Rhode Island. Jennings has also authored six books including Mama's Boy, Preacher's Son: A Memoir which was named a 2007 Book of Honor by the American Library Association and Telling Tales Out of School which was the winner of the 1998 Lambda Literary Award. Jennings received an A.B. in history from Harvard, an M.A. from the Columbia University Teachers College and an M.B.A. from NYU's Stern School of Business.

Published Wednesday, Jul. 1, 2009

TC Alumnus Kevin Jennings named Assistant Deputy Secretary of Education in Washington, D.C.

From the Department of Education news releaseKevin Jennings, Assistant Deputy Secretary, Office of Safe & Drug Free School

Kevin Jennings is the founder and former executive director of the Gay, Lesbian, and Straight Education Network (GLSEN), an organization that works to make schools safe for all students, regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity. Prior to his tenure at GLSEN, Jennings served as History Department chair and a history teacher at Concord Academy in Massachusetts and before that as a history teacher at Moses Brown School in Rhode Island. Jennings has also authored six books including Mama's Boy, Preacher's Son: A Memoir which was named a 2007 Book of Honor by the American Library Association and Telling Tales Out of School which was the winner of the 1998 Lambda Literary Award. Jennings received an A.B. in history from Harvard, an M.A. from the Columbia University Teachers College and an M.B.A. from NYU's Stern School of Business.
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