Ross Wiener

Executive Director, Education and Society Program and Vice President, The Aspen Institute

Ross Wiener is a vice president at the Aspen Institute, executive director of its Education and Society Program, and leads professional learning networks for urban school district leaders and senior congressional education staffers. The program assists policymakers and education leaders in strengthening human capital systems, supporting implementation of Common Core State Standards, and strategically reallocating financial resources. Prior to the Aspen Institute, Wiener worked at The Education Trust, a national, nonprofit organization dedicated to raising standards and closing achievement gaps in public education.

Videos/Audio of Ross Wiener

What will the Common Core mean to our nation’s struggling schools? It sets a high and necessary bar, but the challenge... See more
Aspen Institute Education and Society Program Director Ross Weiner talks about the innovations coming in education with... See more
Leaders in education reform share their expertise. See more
Young women are gaining on—and in many cases surpassing—young men in their attainment of higher education and... See more