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BILL JACKSON

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BILL JACKSON

TITLE 

Founder

ORGANIZATION

Raise Ready Kids

BIOGRAPHY

Bill is the founder and CEO of Raise Ready Kids, a parent education program designed to help parents and schools collaborate to prepare children to lead purposeful, impactful lives. He is also a co-founder and board chair at Family Engagement Lab, a nonprofit that catalyzes equitable family engagement and student learning by bridging classroom curriculum and at-home learning. Previously, Bill founded and served as chief executive officer of GreatSchools for 18 years. Prior to that, Bill spent three years teaching in China and the U.S. and was involved in the startup of two computer networking companies. He has served as a member of the California P-16 Council, a director of the San Francisco Education Fund, and as treasurer for two San Francisco school financing measures. A former Coro Foundation Fellow, he is a member of the board at Coro Northern California. The father of two daughters in college, Bill holds a degree in mechanical engineering from Yale University.