Board of Directors

Andrea Foggy-Paxton

A true believer in equity and justice, Andrea implements initiatives that transform the lives of young people. An experienced senior executive, advisor and social entrepreneur, Andrea successfully develops complex partnerships that cut across government, K12 systems, non-profit organizations, philanthropy, higher education, and for-profit organizations.

Dr. Yvette Nishikawa

Dr. Yvette Nishikawa is a former classroom teacher, school principal & county education director. For the past 9 years she has worked for curriculum vendors in sales and partnership development, guiding adoption and instructional procurements. Her insider knowledge is invaluable in understanding the challenges educators and vendors face finding the best instructional programs for their schools and districts.

Rick Simms

Focused on supporting businesses & people solving meaningful problems, Rick leverages his extensive network to engage the right people, partners and investors for EdCuration. He also lends his CFO expertise to EdCuration's leadership team.

Stephanie Hirsh

With over 35 years of dedicated work in the field of education, Stephanie lends her expertise regarding district administration, professional learning, teacher and leader development, and how to demonstrate value to vendors of instructional products, resources & tools.

"Cooperation is the thorough conviction that nobody can get there until everybody gets there."

- Virginia Burden