Juan is a M.A. student in Education Policy at Teachers College – Columbia University. He holds a major in economics and a minor in history from Los Andes University in Colombia. Prior to coming to New York he worked for the Colombian Ministry of Education where he contributed to the definition of the nascent early childhood education policy. Among his most notable responsibilities he designed and led a Fund for the provision of early childhood education in partnership with more than 700 municipalities of the country. He has experience also policy analysis and school improvement. During the last year he worked as a research assistant at the National Center for Children and Families at Teachers College reviewing early childhood policies in several countries in Latin America. His interests start in early childhood policy but extend to the whole educational system. He is interested in a broader extent in other topics such as international development, poverty alleviation and human development.
Joins us for a discussion with Juan this Friday, Nov 14, from 1-3pm at 65W 11th Street, Room 102!!