National Writing Project

NWP Board of Directors

Virginia Edwards

Board Member since 2017

Communications and Organizational-development Consultant; Washington, DC

Ginny, a communications and organizational-development consultant, was the CEO of Editorial Projects in Education, the nonprofit corporation that publishes Education Week and edweek.org, from March 1997 until she stepped down in July 2016. Ginny also served as the editor-in-chief of Education Week – the premier "news outlet of record" for pre-collegiate education in the United States – from 1989-2016. For 20 years, she was also the editor of edweek.org. Before joining EPE, Ginny worked for two years for the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching and, for the nearly 10 years before that, was an editor and reporter at The Courier-Journal in Louisville, Ky. A frequent speaker on education-policy, media, and organizational-development issues, Ginny has served on the boards of several nonprofit organizations, including, currently, TeachingWorks at the University of Michigan and the Omicron Delta Kappa Foundation, which supports programs to honor and develop collegiate student leaders.

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