Bob Rath is the Chief Executive Officer at Our Piece of the Pie®, Inc. (OPP®), based in Hartford, Connecticut. With more than 30 years of experience in organizational leadership, Bob led the transformation of OPP into a youth development organization intently focused on helping urban youth, ages 14-24, become economically independent adults. Bob is engaged in state and federal policy agendas, pushing for a greater focus on our country’s struggling students. Bob currently serves on: Communities Collaborating to Reconnect Youth (Chair); Reaching At Promise Students Association; CT’s Employment/Training Commission Youth Committee; and Hartford Chamber of Commerce. In addition, Bob was recognized by Nellie Mae Education Foundation’s Larry O’Toole Award in 2014, as a “Local Hero” by Bank of America in 2006, CT Children’s Council (Chair), National Youth Employment Coalition (Board /Treasurer), and was awarded Hartford Public Schools’ 2010 State of Schools Award.
Seizing the Moment - Student Centered Learning for At Promise Youth RAPSA Board Members Bob Rath, Linda Dawson, and Tony Simmons presented their study, "Seizing the Moment" at a Congressional Briefing in Washington DC on May 3rd, 2016. Join them to hear about how student centered learning is a powerful tool for serving at promise students. Hear about what you can do in your State to advocate for policies that will expand the success of competency based learning. Find a copy of the report here.
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