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[May 10, 2014]
AVID Executive Rob Gira to Join Board of National Alliance for Partnerships in Equity Education Foundation
(Targeted News Service Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) SAN DIEGO, May 8 -- The Advancement Via Individual Determination Center issued the following news release: The National Alliance for Partnerships in Equity (NAPE) Education Foundation announced yesterday that Rob Gira, an Executive Vice President at AVID Center, has joined its Board of Directors. In this capacity, Mr. Gira will work with Foundation leadership to continue to grow the organization into a sustainable national nonprofit that provides public educators and policymakers with professional development, technical assistance, research, and advocacy on equity and diversity in education and career development.
"NAPE is an outstanding organization and I am honored to be associated with a group whose mission is the advancement of equity and diversity in classrooms and workplaces," said Gira. "Their work closely dovetails AVID's mission to ensure all students are college- and career-ready." Mr. Gira has served AVID Center since 1995, most recently as an Executive Vice President where he was responsible for programmatic and financial objectives in its mission to support schools and districts as they prepare all students for college readiness. His areas have encompassed curriculum, professional development, accountability, research and development, public affairs and marketing, and divisional development.
"I am so pleased that Rob Gira has accepted the nomination to the NAPE Education Foundation Board of Directors," said Mimi Lufkin, NAPE Chief Executive Officer. "Rob's addition to the board will bring much needed organizational development expertise during a time of exceptional growth. We are looking forward to his leadership as we work to scale NAPE's professional development program nationwide." CC AutoTriage6yd-140510-30VitinMar-4731558 (c) 2014 Targeted News Service
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