The Champions of Education Luncheon

Honoring Raymond J. McGuire and Lise Evans, and Recognizing Janet Dewart Bell

Thank you to all who attended the 2019-20 event. Your generosity raised $450,000 to improve outcomes for thousands of students.

Lise Evans

Janet Dewart Bell

Raymond J. McGuire

Slide Darren Walker, Ford Foundation Slide Olga Votis, Teaching Matters Slide Daniel Porterfield, The Aspen Institute

10th Annual Champions of Education Luncheon
Wednesday, October 24, 2018
The Metropolitan Club

Honoring:
Olga Votis
Chairman, Teaching Matters

Keynote Speaker: 
Daniel R. Porterfield, PhD.
President and CEO, The Aspen Institute

Presentation of Award:
Darren Walker
President, Ford Foundation

9th Annual Champions of Education Luncheon
Wednesday, October 18th, 2017
12:00 – 2:00
The Metropolitan Club

Recognizing Nina Griscom

Featured Speaker: Brooke Shields

8th Annual Champions of Education Luncheon
Wednesday, October 5, 2016
The Union Club

Featuring:
Betty Rosa, Chancellor New York’s Board of Regents
Ruthanne Buck, Senior Adviser to U.S. Secretary of Education John King

Introduction by Olga Votis with Lance Leener

A panel discussion on the state of education and teacher leadership moderated by CNN’s Kelly Wallace with Ruthanne Buck, Chancellor Betty Rosa, Torrey Maldonado and Lynette Guastaferro.