30 Under 30 in Education

| Forbes | Edited by Caroline Howard

Presenting the 30 Under 30 2015 in Education who are rethinking learning with the three Cs: code, college readiness and community impact.

Andrea Maldonado, 27
Lead Talent Management Coach, TNTP

As head coach for Philadelphia's first alternative certification program, Maldonado leads a team that develops leaders who are able to define a clear school vision and nurture excellent instruction. Her PhillyPLUS residents have seen results in their work in 35 schools serving more than 6,000 students. Now in it's second year, the program has grown by 500%.

Imali Ariyarathne, seventh-grade teacher at Langston Hughes Academy, stands in front of her students while introducing them to the captivating world of science

Imali Ariyarathne, seventh-grade teacher at Langston Hughes Academy, introduces her students to the captivating world of science.

About TNTP

TNTP is the nation’s leading research, policy, and consulting organization dedicated to transforming America’s public education system, so that every generation thrives.

Today, we work side-by-side with educators, system leaders, and communities across 39 states and over 6,000 districts nationwide to reach ambitious goals for student success.

Yet the possibilities we imagine push far beyond the walls of school and the education field alone. We are catalyzing a movement across sectors to create multiple pathways for young people to achieve academic, economic, and social mobility.

Learn More About TNTP