Evan Stone is the Co-Founder and Co-CEO of Educators 4 Excellence (E4E), a teacher-led organization that seeks to ensure that teachers’ voices are meaningfully included in the policy decisions that impact their classrooms and careers. Launched in 2010, E4E has quickly grown into a national movement of over 13,000 teachers learning about education policy, networking with colleagues and policymakers, and taking action around policies that will lift student achievement and the teaching profession. Recently Evan was recognized in Forbes 30 under 30 for Education. In his role, Evan helps to lead E4E’s advocacy, organizing, and growth strategies. Evan has worked with teachers across the United States to help them identify, draft, and advocate for recommendations on education policy. As the son of a teacher, Evan was always interested in education. He began his teaching career as a coach - running the VIP soccer team for children with special needs and coaching both a boys and girls AYSO team while in high school. While in college at Yale University earning a bachelors degree in political science, Evan continued to work with students as the head of the Luther House Tutoring Program and focused his studies on education policy, writing his thesis on the impact of No Child Left Behind on urban school systems. After graduating, Evan became a 6th grade teacher in the Bronx through Teach for America while earning his master’s degree in teaching from Pace University.