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Carole Wacey
Vice President, Education

Carole Wacey joined WNET as Vice President, Education in December 2012. Carole’s education expertise is focused in the areas of technology, interactive media, youth development and underserved youth.

Carole previously served for ten years as Executive Director at MOUSE, a national nonprofit organization that empowers underserved youth to learn, lead and create with technology. She will continue to support MOUSE as a recently elected member of its Board of Directors.

Prior to joining MOUSE, Carole was the Director of the Interactive Media for Children program at the Markle Foundation. Under her leadership, the IMC program worked to help realize the potential benefits of interactive media for children by building partnerships between industry, the academy and consumers.

Prior to joining Markle, Carole was Deputy Director of the Office of Education Technology and Senior Policy Advisor at the U.S. Department of Education. In that capacity, she provided leadership for the Clinton Administration on the development and implementation of national educational technology policy and program development. She addressed issues such as telecommunications, the digital divide, Internet safety, privacy, and e-commerce.

Carole received her B.A. in Economics from the American University, and her J.D. from Vermont Law School. She has also studied public international law at Oxford University, and Leadership at Yale University. Carole was elected to the Board of Directors of MOUSE.

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