National Coalition on Asia and International Education in the Schools

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The National Coalition on Asia and International Education in the Schools "is a broad-based, informal coalition of leadership groups that share a deep interest in promoting the close ties between international affairs, cross-cultural understanding, economic development and education reform." [1]


Accessed December 2007: [2]


  • John Engler - Former Governor of Michigan
  • James B. Hunt, Jr. - Former Governor of North Carolina and Chairman of the Board Hunt Institute for Educational Leadership and Policy


  • Martha Abbott - Past President, American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Language
  • Julie Bell - Group Director, Education, National Conference of State Legislatures
  • Richard Brecht - Executive Director, Center for Advanced Study of Language
  • Anne L. Bryant - Executive Director, National School Boards Association
  • Gaston Caperton - Former Governor of West Virginia, President, The College Board
  • Gene R. Carter - Executive Director, Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development
  • Julia Chang Bloch - Member, Committee of 100
  • Adrian Davis - Past President, National Council for the Social Studies
  • Robert F. Duvall - President & CEO, National Council on Economic Education
  • Virginia B. Edwards - Editor & Publisher, Education Week
  • Sandra Feldman - President, American Federation of Teachers
  • Michele Forman - National Teacher of the Year 2001, Middlebury Union High School, Vermont
  • Susan H. Fuhrman - Dean, Graduate School of Education, University of Pennsylvania;
  • Carol Gluck - George Sansom Professor of History, Columbia University
  • Edwin H. Gragert - Executive Director, International Education and Resource Network (iEARN USA)
  • Maurice R. Greenberg - Chairman & CEO, American International Group, Inc.
  • Gilbert M. Grosvenor - Chairman of the Board, National Geographic Society
  • Richard C. Holbrooke - Chairman, Asia Society, Vice Chairman, Perseus LLC
  • G. Thomas Houlihan - President & CEO, Council of Chief State School Officers
  • Paul D. Houston - Executive Director, American Association of School Administrators
  • David G. Imig - President & CEO, American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education
  • Janis Jensen - President, National Council of State Supervisors of Foreign Languages
  • Roberts T. Jones - National Center for Educational Accountability
  • James A. Kelly - Founding President, National Board for Professional Teaching Standards
  • Gary Knell - President & CEO, Sesame Workshop
  • Charles Kolb - President, Committee for Economic Development
  • Diana Lam - former Deputy Chancellor, Teaching and Learning, New York City Department of Education
  • Lisa Ling - Host, National Geographic Ultimate Explorer
  • Dane Linn - Education Policy Studies Director, National Governors Association
  • Shirley Malcom - Vice President, American Association for the Advancement of Science
  • Shabbir A. Mansuri - Founding Director, Council on Islamic Education
  • Roberta Martin - Founding Co-Director, National Consortium for Teaching about Asia
  • Victor J. Menezes - Chairman & CEO, Citibank, N.A.
  • Myriam Met - Acting Director, National Foreign Language Center
  • Thomas W. Payzant - Superintendent, Boston Public Schools
  • Nicholas Platt - President Emeritus, Asia Society
  • Alan R. Ruby - Senior Vice President of U.S. and Asia/Pacific Programs, The Atlantic Philanthropies (USA), Inc.
  • John Theodore Sanders - President, Education Commission of the States
  • Andrew F. Smith - President, The American Forum for Global Education
  • Gerald Tirozzi - Executive Director, National Association of Secondary School Principals
  • Yiping Wan - Dean & Professor, Bagwell College of Education Kennesaw State University
  • Reg Weaver - President, National Education Association
  • Brenda Welburn - Executive Director, National Association of State Boards of Education
  • Arthur E. Wise - President, National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education



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  1. Overview, National Coalition on Asia and International Education in the Schools, accessed December 24, 2007.
  2. Overview, National Coalition on Asia and International Education in the Schools, accessed December 24, 2007.