Gay Krause

Executive Director at Foothill College - Krause Center for Innovation

Gay Krause

Gay Krause

Executive Director at Foothill College - Krause Center for Innovation

Biography

Gay Krause is executive director of the Krause Center for Innovation (KCI), Foothill College, Los Altos Hills, California. The KCI's mission is to design and implement innovative professional development education and training, with an emphasis on technology integration and STEM, to support the diverse workforce needed to compete in the knowledge economy.

Gay has extensive experience in offering professional development programs to educators K-14. Prior to this position, she was teacher, counselor, assistant principal, then principal at Graham Middle School, Mountain View, California for 10 years.

Gay has been founder and chairperson of the Mountain View/Los Altos Challenge Team for 26 years, which is primarily a networking group of community leaders who work with at-risk youth. This leadership group has extensive connections to the K-14 educational community in Silicon Valley. Gay's other non-profit interests currently include board positions on the YMCA of Silicon Valley, Children Now and the Foothill-De Anza Foundation Board.

Gay received her B.S. degree in Education/Special Education from Penn State University and her M.S. degree in counseling psychology from the University of Virginia. She holds credentials in administration from the San Francisco State University and San Jose State University. Her husband has been a long time Silicon Valley high tech executive.

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Foothill College - Krause Center for Innovation

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5

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Chief Wealth Architect & Executive Officer at Wealth Architects LLC

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Board Partner at Andreessen Horowitz LLC

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President at Children Now

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Finance Chair at Children Now

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Former Professional at Band of Angels LLC

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Board Member at YMCA of Silicon Valley

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Board Member at YMCA of Silicon Valley

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Board Member at YMCA of Silicon Valley

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President & Director at SavingStar, Inc.

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Former Interim President & Chief Executive Officer at Callidus Software, Inc.

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Board Partner at Andreessen Horowitz LLC

Andreessen Horowitz is a $4 billion venture capital firm, founded in 2009 by Marc Andreessen and Ben Horowitz. The company is headquartered in Menlo Park, California.

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Administrative Leadership

Our mission is to promote learning in the Jesuit Catholic tradition. The university offers undergraduate, graduate and professional students the knowledge and skills needed to succeed, and the values and sensitivity necessary to be men and women for others.

Administrative Leadership

San Jose State University is a public university located in San Jose, California, United States. It is the founding school of the 23 campus California State University (CSU) system, and holds the distinction of being the oldest public institution of higher education on the West Coast of the United States.

BS in Education & Special Education

Penn State is a multicampus public research university that educates students from Pennsylvania, the nation and the world, and improves the well being and health of individuals and communities through integrated programs of teaching, research, and service. Penn State, founded in 1855 as an agricultural college, admitted its first class in 1859. Today Penn State is one of four “state-related” universities (along with the University of Pittsburgh, Temple University, and Lincoln University), institutions that are not state-owned and -operated but that have the character of public universities and receive substantial state appropriations.

MS in Counseling Psychology

The University of Virginia (often abbreviated as UVA, UVa, or Virginia) is a public research university in Charlottesville, Virginia, United States. It was conceived and designed by U.S. President Thomas Jefferson, and established in 1819. UVA's initial Board of Visitors included former Presidents of the United States Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, and James Monroe. Monroe owned the initial site of the University, which was mostly farmland. His law office and farmhouse are now the site of Brown College at Monroe Hill, a residential college at UVA. UVA is one of the eight original Public Ivy universities, and it is the only university campus in the United States that is designated a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. In the 2013 edition of U.S. News and World Report's National University Rankings, the school was listed as America's 2nd best public university; tied with UCLA and surpassed only by UC Berkeley.

Career History
Executive Director
1998 - Current
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Member, Board of Directors
Current

Children Now is a nonpartisan whole-child research, policy development, communications, and advocacy organization working on all key kids issues, and is dedicated to promoting children's health, education and well-being in California. Children Now also coordinates The Children's Movement of California - the member-based Pro-Kid(R)constituency, that represents a network of over 2,900 business, parent, civil rights, and faith- and community-based organizations, and others, as well as thousands of individuals throughout the state, that support children's well-being.

President, Board of Directors
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$10K - $25K
2014

NONPROFIT ORGANIZATION FOCUSING ON YOUTH DEVELOPMENT, HEALTHY LIVING, AND SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY.

$10K - $25K
2011

NONPROFIT ORGANIZATION FOCUSING ON YOUTH DEVELOPMENT, HEALTHY LIVING, AND SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY.

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