Attainment myFutureNC The Hunt Institute Perspective

Introducing: myFutureNC blog series

About the authors

Former Virginia Secretary of Education, Dr. Javaid Siddiqi is the President and CEO of The Hunt Institute. Most recently, he served as the Director of the Hunt-Kean Leadership Fellows, which partners with senior-level political leaders who have the knowledge, skill, and will to be effective, reform-minded education policymakers at the state level. Under his leadership, the national, nonpartisan Fellowship has garnered praise from former governors and generous financial support from major funders across the country.

Kristy Teskey joined myFutureNC in the fall of 2017 as the executive director to lead the initiative’s statewide education planning efforts. She is a proven leader in providing innovative and strategic solutions in education. For more than 25 years, she has worked on vital issues across the education and workforce development continuum, ranging from early childhood development to postsecondary access and completion.