Updated on June 13, 2016
Amy Rosen is a nationally recognized expert in comprehensive urban school-system reform strategies. She has worked to close the achievement gap by providing all young people with high-quality educational opportunities.
For the past 15 years, Rosen has applied her entrepreneurial vision, management skills and experience to urban school districts and education organizations. She is currently a partner at the Public Private Strategy Group and a member of the President’s Advisory Council on Financial Capabilities of Young People; she was previously a lead education advisor to former Newark, NJ, Mayor Cory Booker, who is now a U.S. senator. She has served as president and CEO of the Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship, the oldest, largest non-profit entrepreneurship education organization in the world. She also served as an advisor to former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s team, designing and implementing the restructuring of New York City’s Department of Education. She previously served as COO for New Visions, a large non-profit committed to systemic reform of New York Public Schools.
In addition to her experience in education, Rosen has spent 20 years in the field of transportation, where she led transportation and transit agencies while advocating for national investment in transportation infrastructure and serving two terms as a presidential appointee to the Amtrak Board of Directors.