Terry Peterson on High School Graduation Rates
Terry Peterson helps local, state and national leaders develop strategies, policies and partnerships, to expand learning opportunities and to increase student and school success. He is a senior fellow at the College of Charleston and director of the Afterschool and Community Learning National Network.
Terry chairs the national Afterschool Alliance and serves on leadership committees of the national Alliance for Excellence in Education; the National School Boards Association; the Coalition for Community Schools, Foundations, Inc, and the National Center for Summer Learning at John Hopkins University.
Terry has held senior executive positions in state and federal governments. Nationally, he also helped co-found the Arts Education Partnership, the Pathways to College Network, and the Partnership for Family Involvement in Education.