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Drema Brown currently serves as the vice president of the school-age division at the Children's Aid Society, ensuring the success of the agency's efforts to provide high-quality educational services to children between the ages of 5-13 living in under-resourced neighborhoods. Drema oversees Children's Aid's partnerships in 22 community schools, its four community centers, and Wagon Road Camp, as well as its after-school, summer, and parent education programs. Since she joined Children's Aid in August 2011, Drema has overseen the successful launch of the Children's Aid College Prep Charter School. She currently serves on its board and will continue to support its full development as a K-5 school. Before joining the Children's Aid Society she worked at New Leaders for New Schools, an organization working to improve the quality of education in urban schools, where she led the design, development and delivery of a leadership curriculum for its New York City and national principal training programs. Previously, she served as principal of P.S. 230X Dr. Roland N. Patterson in the Bronx, where she launched a comprehensive plan to improve student achievement, increase math and reading proficiency, and fund library and technology upgrades. Drema holds a BA from Yale University and a MEd from Harvard. She is currently pursuing a PhD in urban education at the CUNY Graduate Center. Drema is a Fellow of the 13th class of the Pahara-Aspen Education Fellowship and a member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network.