Southern Education Foundation President to Chair IEL BoardPrior to his current role at the Southern Education Foundation, C. Kent McGuire served as dean of the Temple University College of Education and was a professor in the Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies. He also served as senior vice president at MDRC, Inc., and as assistant secretary of the U.S. Department of Education. He worked in education programs at the Pew Charitable Trust and the Lilly Endowment. McGuire has also written and co-authored various policy reports, book chapters, and papers in professional journals. He currently serves on the boards of The New Teacher Project and the Alliance for Excellent Education.