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Beth Anderson is the executive director of The Hill Center in Durham, North Carolina. The Hill Center is a private-public, K-12 model that serves students who are struggling academically – especially those with learning differences and attention challenges – and their teachers. Hill’s programs and proprietary methodology are built upon research, individualized instruction and successful teaching techniques to help students reach their full potential. Hill currently partners with 17 school districts across North Carolina and has directly served 8,000 students and trained 12,000 teachers from North Carolina and beyond.
From 2007-2014, Beth was a senior leader at Teach For America (TFA), playing an instrumental role in establishing and building TFA’s national development strategy, team, revenues, and relationships through a period of rapid growth. Beth was also a lecturer at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business, where she was the co-founder and managing director of the Center for the Advancement of Social Entrepreneurship (CASE), a research and education center dedicated to preparing leaders with the entrepreneurial and business skills needed to achieve lasting change. Previously, she was a research associate at Stanford’s Center for Social Innovation. Her professional experience also includes working within the grassroots U.S. Olympic Movement and with an outdoor education center for people with disabilities.
Beth is currently on the board of 4.0 Schools in New Orleans and Root Cause in Boston, and on the advisory board for CASE. Beth is also a graduate of Leadership Triangle and a member of the Pahara-Aspen Education Fellowship Spring 2016 cohort. Beth holds a BA in Classics from Williams College and an MBA from Stanford’s Graduate School of Business.