VP of Collective Impact & Director of NCCS

Abe works with a cross-section of stakeholders in the South Bronx to improve outcomes for children and youth along a cradle-to-career pathway, leveraging more than 15 years of experience in education, community development, and nonprofit management. He joined Children’s Aid in 2003 as an assistant director of community schools and went on to become the director of Children’s Aid’s National Center for Community Schools, providing on- and off-site coaching, training, and consultation to many community school initiatives across the country. Prior to joining Children’s Aid, Abe was the director of youth services and ran the multiservice Washington Houses Community Center at Union Settlement Association in East Harlem. He started his career as a middle school mathematics teacher and director of the Summerbridge/Breakthrough program in the Bronx. Abe is a graduate of Brown University and the Institute for Not-for-Profit Management at Columbia Business School.