Beth Olanoff

Director of the Vision 2020 Education Initiative


Beth Olanoff

 Beth Olanoff joins Vision 2020 as Director, Education Project, with substantial expertise and experience in education policy. She is currently the executive director of the Pennsylvania League of Urban Schools and an adjunct instructor at Drexel's College of Education.  She previously served as the Director of the Office of Policy in the Pennsylvania Department of Education from 2007 to 2011 during the administration of Governor Ed Rendell.  Beth has worked in education policy in a variety of venues including the United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey, the Education Law Center of New Jersey, Good Schools Pennsylvania and Philadelphia Futures.  

Prior to her work in education policy, Beth practiced law in Philadelphia for 17 years.  

Beth received her J.D. from the Law School of the University of Pennsylvania.