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Lindsay Sobel

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Vice President of Policy and External Affairs

Lindsay Sobel (she/her) is the Vice President of Policy & External Affairs, leading Teach Plus' policy and partnerships work nationally, and supporting regional impact across our 11 states.  Previously, Lindsay served as the Senior Executive Director of Teach Plus Texas, the site she founded in 2016, Massachusetts Executive Director, and founding Director of the Teach Plus Network.  At Teach Plus, Lindsay has provided thousands of teachers with opportunities to make an impact for their students on issues such as school finance equity, teacher preparation, teacher diversity, and standards and assessment.

Prior to joining Teach Plus, Lindsay launched the Science and Technology Initiative and served as the 8th Grade Academy Program Manager at Citizen Schools, an organization focused on expanding the learning day for low-income middle school students. Lindsay started her career as a political journalist, helping to launch Slate Magazine and covering Congress for The Hill newspaper. She has also served as an adjunct journalism professor at Emerson College. 

Lindsay holds a B.A. from the University of Michigan and an M.P.P. from the Harvard Kennedy School.