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Jeff Wetzler has served as executive vice president of strategy, innovation and organizational development at Teach For America (TFA) since 2013. He and his teams lead the organization's efforts to set future strategic direction, drive a transformation of TFA's organizational operating model, and catalyze innovation across the system. Prior to this role, Jeff served as EVP of teacher preparation, support, and development and chief learning officer, where he and his team focused on the performance and leadership development of TFA's corps members nationally. Jeff joined TFA in 2005 after working at Monitor Group, an international consulting firm, where he developed and led client engagements to advise executives on a range of strategic, organizational, and leadership issues. While at Monitor, he also led new product development initiatives and managed global training in the area of interpersonal effectiveness. He currently serves as the vice chair and a founding board member of the Leadership Prep (Uncommon Schools) Charter Schools in Brooklyn, New York, and serves on the boards of the New Classrooms Innovation Partners and the National Academy of Advanced Teacher Education (NAATE). Jeff earned a doctorate in adult learning and leadership from Teachers College, Columbia University and a bachelor?s in psychology from Brown University. While at Brown, Jeff cofounded Providence Science Outreach, a nonprofit organization that equips university students to use hands-on projects to get kids in under-resourced schools excited about science. He is a Fellow of the 12th class of the Pahara-Aspen Education Fellowship and a member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network.