Press Release: Pritzker-Stratton’s Educational Success Committee

Posted on November 28, 2018


Contact: Anna Schneider
Senior Communications Associate

 Ginger Ostro of Advance Illinois to Serve on Pritzker-Stratton’s
Educational Success Transition Committee

November 27, 2018

 Chicago, IL — Today, Governor-elect JB Pritzker and Lieutenant Governor-elect Juliana Stratton announced that Ginger Ostro, executive director of Advance Illinois would serve as a member of the Educational Success Transition Committee.

“This committee is the first step in ensuring education is made a top priority in the state. I am excited to be a part of— what I expect to be— the beginning of educational transformation for all kids, especially the historically underserved, from birth on to career,” said Ginger Ostro, executive director of Advance Illinois.

“With so many diverse experts and advocates serving on this committee, real and positive change will happen. We are thrilled that so many champions of the equitable school funding campaign are also serving on the committee,” said John Edwardson, board co-chair of Advance Illinois.

“I am confident that the Pritzker administration will invest in our public education system. We have a tremendous opportunity in front of us to adequately and equitably support our state’s next generation of citizens, thus supporting the improvement of Illinois’ economy,” said Marin Gjaja, board co-chair of Advance Illinois.