Associate Director, Education
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An-Me Chung is the Associate Director of Education for U.S. Programs.
In this role, she focuses on grants relating to public education, and the implications for education of young people’s use of digital media.
Prior to joining the Foundation, Chung was the education program officer at the C.S. Mott Foundation where she partnered with the U.S. Department of Education and sought to provide optimum opportunities for academic support and enrichment for young people to learn and develop beyond the classroom. Previously, she was the Associate Director at the National Institute on Out-of-School Time at the Center for Research on Women, Wellesley College. There, she worked with the Corporation for National and Community Service and the U.S. Department of Education, and directed the Save the Children Out-of-School Time Rural Initiative.
Chung is vice-chair of the board of Grantmakers for Education, and previously served on the New Mexico Integrated School Services Initiative advisory board, the Citizen Schools National Education Policy advisory board, The Governor’s Voices for Action Poverty Summit advisory committee in Michigan, the Mass2020 Expanding Learning Time advisory board, and the National Partnership for Quality Afterschool Learning steering committee member, and was chair of Bridges to the Future Genesys County advisory board
Chung holds a B.S. from Washington University in St. Louis and a Ph.D. from Yale University. She completed a post-doctorate fellowship at Columbia University.
An-Me Chung works on the following MacArthur programs and projects: