Noel S. Anderson currently holds the positions of Chairperson of the Department of Administration, Leadership and Technology and Clinical Professor of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies at New York University’s Steinhardt School of Culture, Education and Human Development. In addition to serving in a variety of leadership positions in the public and private sector for over 20 years, Noel has also authored and edited numerous scholarly articles and books on urban education, youth development and youth labor markets. Noel received his B.A. cum laude from Brooklyn College, his M.S.Ed. from the University of Pennsylvania and his Ph.D. from New York University. He was recently invited to join Democratic Presidential candidate Joseph Biden’s Education Policy Committee.