Students at the Center of Learning: Closing the Opportunity Gap with Afterschool & Expanded Learning 2013 National Network of Statewide Afterschool Networks National Network Meeting, February 4-7, Washington, DC


Kumar Garg to Speak to the Networks

We are pleased to announce that Kumar Garg, Senior Advisor to the Deputy Director, White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, will join us for a special discussion with network leads during the plenary on the morning of Wednesday, February 6.

Kumar Garg is a Senior Advisor to the Deputy Director at the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy focusing on education and broader innovation policy. Prior to his time in government, Garg worked on behalf of parents and children seeking educational reform as an education lawyer and advocate.

Garg leads President Obama’s “Educate to Innovate” campaign to improve science, technology, engineering and math education (STEM). As part of Educate to Innovate, which already has secured over $700 million in private sector commitments, he works with a broad range of industry, foundations, philanthropists, states, non-profits, professional societies, and federal agencies to build on the President’s call to action.