Elizabeth Schnur is a private consultant on child welfare and not for profit management. Previously, she served as the Chief Strategy Officer at the Jewish Child Care Association, where she created and oversaw the Quality Management, Research and Government Contracts, and Program Development Departments. She partnered with the CEO on strategic planning, and oversaw training and staff development, information technology, and other programs. She has interfaced with foundations and government agencies, and participated in state, national, and international government and advocacy groups.

Dr. Schnur served on the faculty at Hofstra and Adelphi Universities, and as a project director at Harlem Hospital. She has been a member of The American Psychological Association, The Society for Research in Child Development, The National Council on Research in Child Welfare, The American Association of Children’s Residential Centers (Fellow), and The American Orthopsychiatric Association (Fellow). She has written on child welfare, Head Start, and language and cognitive development. Among other positions, she serves as founding Co-Chair of the NYC Consortium for Child Welfare Outcomes; on the Editorial Board of Residential Treatment for Children & Youth; and as a Contributing Editor of Journal of Orthopsychiatry.

Dr. Schnur earned her BA with honors in Psychology from the University of Chicago, a certificate in Not for Profit Management from the Columbia School of Business/UJA, and a PhD in Psychology from the University of Michigan.