Jeanne Fauci is co-founder of Center for Powerful Public Schools. Formerly, Ms. Fauci was the Director of Wildwood School Outreach Center where she designed, coordinated and presented numerous professional development workshops on essential elements of high functioning 21 st century schools including school culture, advisory programs, and project-based learning. She is the lead author of The Advisory Toolkit, a book and DVD on how to establish a successful secondary school advisory program. A graduate of Pratt Institute, Ms. Fauci received the 2008 Coalition of Essential Schools Transformational Leadership Award for her commitment to improve educational outcomes for underserved students in LAUSD Local District 4.