Katherine Eckstein is The Children's Aid Society's New Director of Public Policy

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The Children's Aid Society in New York is delighted to announce Katherine Eckstein's promotion to the position of Director of Public Policy. Katherine's new position is part of the agency's Office of Public Policy and Client Advocacy, which leads in developing, coordinating and implementing The Children's Aid Society's policy priorities and strategies. C. Warren Moses, CEO of Children's Aid Society, said of Katherine-

"After her successes in advancing our community schools policy agenda at the city, state and federal levels, Katherine is the ideal person to help us achieve greater impact in all of our policy work going forward."

New York's Children's Aid Society is one of the nation's largest and most innovative non-sectarian agencies, serving 150,000 of New York's neediest children and their families. Katherine has been with The Children's Aid Society for three years, and previously worked to broaden support for the agency's community schools. As Katherine puts it-

"We understand the real needs of the children and family we serve through our client and legal advocacy work. Our policy work will allow us to advocate for large-scale, high-impact change to really address what children and families face each day..."

Before joining Children's Aid Society, Katherine was special assistant to New York City Department of Education regional superintendent, and interim director of a community technology center. Eckstein has a BA in Public Policy from Brown University and an MA in Elementary Education from Teachers College, Columbia University. Congratulations!