AARON--Roger. It is with great sadness that we have learned of the loss of our long-time Teach For America-New York Advisory Board member, Roger Aaron. Over his seven years on the board, Roger served as co-chair, and also as head of the Governance Committee. He was a true believer in, and ambassador for, our work to ensure all children have the opportunity to attain an excellent education and, in the many ways Roger served, he set a standard of professionalism that will be his permanent legacy to our board and organization. In honor of Roger's leadership and engagement, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP has supported our efforts, for which we are immensely grateful. We send our condolences to Ginny and the entire Aaron family. We will miss Roger's wisdom, guidance and gentle manner very much. Bob Scully and Scott Nuttall, NY Advisory Board Co-Chairs Jeff Li, NY Executive Director Walter Isaacson, National Board of Directors Chair Wendy Kopp, Founder & CEO

Published in The New York Times on Feb. 14, 2012