Jared Stein is a Project Director at Advocates for Children of New York, Inc., where he manages a program funded by the Robin Hood Foundation. For over 13 years, Mr. Stein has worked on behalf of students at greatest risk for educational exclusion, failure or discrimination due to circumstances such as homelessness, disability or English Language Learner status. Mr. Stein currently represents families in administrative hearings, delivers professional development sessions on a variety of education-related topics and supports organizational partnerships with a cohort of designated Robin Hood grantees.
Previously, Mr. Stein held the position of Assistant Project Director at the New York State Technical and Education Assistance Center for Homeless Students, where he advised school districts, families and government entities on the application and interpretation of laws protecting students in temporary housing. In addition, he completed a several year term as the Development Chairperson at the National Association for the Education of Homeless Children and Youth. Mr. Stein previously advised final-year M.S.W. students at Columbia University School of Social Work and was an adjunct lecturer at Fordham University’s Graduate School of Social Services.
Mr. Stein completed undergraduate studies at Cornell University’s School of Industrial and Labor Relations (B.S.). He earned graduate degrees at the University of Michigan School of Social Work (M.S.W.) and the University of Michigan Law School (J.D.). Most recently, Mr. Stein earned a New York Community Trust Leadership Fellow certificate from the Austin W. Marxe School of Public and International Affairs at Baruch College.