Elizabeth Maki, Senior Program Manager, leads the work on Pivot’s California Curriculum Collaborative initiative.
Elizabeth has worked in education in the for over a decade with experience in teaching, school administration and operations, school systems design, assessment design and early childhood education. Prior to joining Pivot, Elizabeth was an educational consultant working with innovative school models to redesign curricular and operational systems. As a teacher, Elizabeth piloted the Transitional Kindergarten program for West Contra Costa Unified School district and an inclusion preschool classroom for San Francisco Unified School District. Elizabeth was a founding team member at The New School of San Francisco, where she managed school operations and supported teachers in early childhood education. Elizabeth received her bachelor’s degree from Oberlin College and master’s degree in Early Childhood Education from San Francisco State University. She has presented at the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) on building teacher capacity to implement inquiry in public schools.