Valerie Rockefeller

Former Faculty Member at Central Park East Secondary School

Valerie Rockefeller

Valerie Rockefeller

Former Faculty Member at Central Park East Secondary School

Biography

A former middle school special education teacher specializing in adolescents with learning and emotional disabilities, Valerie began her teaching career at Central Park East Secondary School in East Harlem, New York and then taught in Australia. She also served as a confidential assistant to Secretary Richard Riley at the U.S. Department of Education during the first Clinton Administration.

Valerie is Chair of the Rockefeller Brothers Fund, and is a trustee of Achievement First, the Asian Cultural Council, D.C. Preparatory Academy, Greenwich Academy, the Gilder Lehrman Institute, and Teachers College Columbia University, and a former trustee of Spelman College. Valerie lives with her three children in Old Greenwich, CT.

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St. Petersburg, LE, Russian Federation

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President & Chief Executive Officer at Rockefeller Brothers Fund, Inc.

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Former Intern at CITIC Group Corp.

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Jensen Group

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President & Chief Executive Officer at Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors, Inc.

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Directork, Vice President at USTA Serves, Inc.

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Founder at The Natori Co., Inc.

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Treasurer & Trustee at Asian Cultural Council, Inc.

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Former Executive Director at The David Rockefeller Fund, Inc.

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Co-Founder at 3P Partners, Inc.

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Professor Emeritus of Religion at Middlebury College

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Jensen Group is one of the largest real estate private equity firms in Russia where it has operated for more than 20 years. Jensen Group has invested in and managed Russian real estate projects across all product types including office, residential, retail, industrial/warehouse and raw land.

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Teachers College, Columbia University, is the oldest and largest graduate school of education in the United States, and also perennially ranked among the nation’s best. Its name notwithstanding, the College is committed to a vision of education writ large, encompassing our four core areas of expertise: health, education, leadership and psychology. Teachers College sees its leadership role in two complementary arenas: One is as a major player in policy-making to ensure that schools are reformed and restructured to welcome all students regardless of their socio-economic circumstances. The other is in preparing educators who not only serve students directly but coordinate the educational, psychological, behavioral, technological, and health initiatives to remove barriers to learning at all ages. For more than 100 years Teachers College has continued to: Engage in research on the central issues facing education Prepare the next generation of education leaders Educate the current generation of leaders in practice and policy to meet the challenges they face Shape the public debate and public policy in education Improve practice in educational institutions

M.Ed. in Special Education

Bank Street College of Education is a private, nonprofit educational institution located in Manhattan, New York City. The College includes a Graduate School, an on-site independent School for Children, professional development and social programs, and partnerships with school districts, colleges, museums and cultural institutions, hospitals, community service organizations, and educational media corporations. Bank Street Graduate School of Education is accredited by the Regents Accreditation of Teacher Education (RATE) and by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools.

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Stanford University, officially Leland Stanford Junior University, is a private research university in Stanford, California. Stanford was founded in 1885 by Leland and Jane Stanford in memory of their only child, Leland Stanford Jr., who had died of typhoid fever at age 15 the previous year. Stanford is generally ranked among the best universities in the world by academic publications. It is also one of the top fundraising institutions in the country, becoming the first school to raise more than a billion dollars in a year.

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Confidential Assistant to Secretary
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US Department of Education promotes student achievement and preparation for global competitiveness. Its publications include a list of titles aimed at educators, students, parents, and administrators. The company was founded in 1980 and is headquartered in Washington, DC.

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Founded in 1881 as the Atlanta Baptist Female Seminary, it became Spelman College in 1924 and have since held the distinction of being America's oldest historically Black college for women. Now a global leader in the education of women of African descent, Spelman College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, and they are proud members of the Atlanta University Center Consortium. Today their student body comprises more than 2,100 students from 41 states and 15 foreign countries. Spelman empowers women to engage the many cultures of the world and inspires a commitment to positive social change through service. They are dedicated to academic excellence in the liberal arts and sciences and the intellectual, creative, ethical and leadership development of their students. Spelman is proud of its 80-plus percent graduation rate, one of the best in the nation. Their global alumnae network is strong, providing connections and helping hands to graduates as they begin on their path of global engagement.

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$10K - $50K
2017

Founded in 1881 as the Atlanta Baptist Female Seminary, it became Spelman College in 1924 and have since held the distinction of being America's oldest historically Black college for women. Now a global leader in the education of women of African descent, Spelman College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, and they are proud members of the Atlanta University Center Consortium. Today their student body comprises more than 2,100 students from 41 states and 15 foreign countries. Spelman empowers women to engage the many cultures of the world and inspires a commitment to positive social change through service. They are dedicated to academic excellence in the liberal arts and sciences and the intellectual, creative, ethical and leadership development of their students. Spelman is proud of its 80-plus percent graduation rate, one of the best in the nation. Their global alumnae network is strong, providing connections and helping hands to graduates as they begin on their path of global engagement.

$1,000 - $10K
2015

Founded in 1881 as the Atlanta Baptist Female Seminary, it became Spelman College in 1924 and have since held the distinction of being America's oldest historically Black college for women. Now a global leader in the education of women of African descent, Spelman College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, and they are proud members of the Atlanta University Center Consortium. Today their student body comprises more than 2,100 students from 41 states and 15 foreign countries. Spelman empowers women to engage the many cultures of the world and inspires a commitment to positive social change through service. They are dedicated to academic excellence in the liberal arts and sciences and the intellectual, creative, ethical and leadership development of their students. Spelman is proud of its 80-plus percent graduation rate, one of the best in the nation. Their global alumnae network is strong, providing connections and helping hands to graduates as they begin on their path of global engagement.

$50K - $100K
2014

Founded in 1881 as the Atlanta Baptist Female Seminary, it became Spelman College in 1924 and have since held the distinction of being America's oldest historically Black college for women. Now a global leader in the education of women of African descent, Spelman College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, and they are proud members of the Atlanta University Center Consortium. Today their student body comprises more than 2,100 students from 41 states and 15 foreign countries. Spelman empowers women to engage the many cultures of the world and inspires a commitment to positive social change through service. They are dedicated to academic excellence in the liberal arts and sciences and the intellectual, creative, ethical and leadership development of their students. Spelman is proud of its 80-plus percent graduation rate, one of the best in the nation. Their global alumnae network is strong, providing connections and helping hands to graduates as they begin on their path of global engagement.

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