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Teachers College, Columbia University
Teachers College
Columbia University
The Campaign for Educational Equity: Symposium 2008

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11/17/2008 ~ 11/18/2008 at  Cowin Center, Teachers College

Jane Quinn

Assistant Executive Director for Community Schools
Children’s Aid Society

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Jane Quinn is the Assistant Executive Director for Community Schools at the Children’s Aid Society (CAS), where she leads and oversees local and national work to forge effective long-term partnerships between public schools and other community resources. She is a social worker and youth worker with more than 35 years experience, including direct service with children and families, program development, fundraising, grant-making, research and advocacy. Together with Joy Dryfoos, Jane recently co-edited a book entitled Community Schools in Action: Lessons from a Decade of Practice, which was published by Oxford University Press in 2005.

Jane came to CAS from the Wallace-Reader’s Digest Funds, where she served as Program Director for seven years. Prior to that, she directed a national study of community-based youth organizations for the Carnegie Corporation of New York, which resulted in the publication of a book entitled A Matter of Time: Risk and Opportunity in the Nonschool Hours.