Our Leadership & Staff

Partners for Each and Every Child is a project of The Opportunity Institute

Christopher Edley, Jr.

Christopher Edley, Jr.

Co-Founder and President, Chair

Christopher Edley, Jr. is the Co-Founder and President of The Opportunity Institute, and Chair of Partners for Each and Every Child. From 2011-2013, he co-chaired the congressionally chartered National Commission on Education Equity and Excellence, appointed by Secretary Arne Duncan. Christopher is the Honorable William learn more >

Molly Mauer

Molly Mauer

Executive Vice President, Director

Molly Mauer is the Executive Vice President at The Opportunity Institute. In her role as Executive Vice President, she designs and builds new and runs several existing projects, including the Mathematics of Opportunity, and the Science of Learning and Development Initiative, and she is the learn more >

Guy Johnson

Guy Johnson

Sr. Program Director - Federal and National Networks

As Senior Program Director of Federal and National Networks, Guy identifies opportunities for strategic, bipartisan collaboration among national and federal partners and leads efforts around policy analysis, resource development, and implementation. This includes: analyzing federal policy; working with national groups representing state, district, school, and learn more >

Hayin Kimner

Hayin Kimner

Sr. Program Director - State and Local Networks

As Senior Program Director of State and Local Networks, Hayin leads Partners for’s work in California, developing and maintaining strategic relationships in California’s complex network of advocacy, research, and education policy organizations. This includes partnering with state, district and school leadership and other community-level stakeholders learn more >

Kedda M. Williams

Kedda M. Williams

Sr. Program Director - State and Local Networks

As Senior Program Director of State and Local Networks, Kedda leads the strategy, development, and adaptation of national-level equity guidance that supports meaningful engagement at the state and local levels. Kedda’s work includes consulting with state educational agencies, district and school leadership,  and local community-level learn more >

Sophie Green

Sophie Green

Program Director, Network Resources

As Program Director of Network Resources, Sophie supports Partners for Network coordination and resource development. To encourage meaningful participation in policy decision-making for all members of the education community, her work includes: collaborative resource development, partnership support, and product branding and design. Sophie also manages learn more >