Susan Ochshorn, ECE PolicyWorks Founder

Susan Ochshorn
Policy curator, human capital nurturer, and social change addict

Why ECE Policy Matters

We need to broaden economic arguments to embrace moral and ethical ones. Both are needed . . . and they are not mutually exclusive. In fact, increased attention to economic inequality has brought us full circle to the moral and ethical arguments of fairness, equality of education opportunity, and social justice in creating a good society. 
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Hillary Clinton's Family Values It Takes a Village

Hillary Clinton's Family Values: It Takes a Village

Huffington Post—Clinton is the smartest, sanest, and most experienced one in this horrifying political nightmare. And she knows her child development. Long before adverse childhood experiences entered the lexicon, and @acestoohigh became a Twitter handle, she understood the impact of toxic stress. She needs to be nimble, her heart open, policy responsive, and ear to the ground on the seismic changes of our time... Read Full Article →

Capitol Pressroom: Changes To State Education Standards, Ethics Reforms

As New York released revisions to the state's Common Core standards, I talked with Susan Arbetter at the Capitol Pressroom, along with Bianca Tanis, of New York State Allies for Public Education. It was a little like parallel play, and I hope NYS Education Commissioner MaryEllen Elia was listening . . . #WholeChild


Whole Leadership: What's it Mean to You?

Over the past year, I've had the pleasure of talking about some of the big questions in ECE policy with Teri Talan, of the McCormick Center for Early Childhood Leadership. In our final chat, we reflected on the concept of "whole leadership.” You can check out the full series here.


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