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A former science teacher for at-risk kids, Jordan Reeves moved to NYC from Hueytown, Alabama (he now lives in Brooklyn!). Before becoming community manager for Understood, he worked at TED where he cofounded the TED-Ed initiative. There, he developed a platform for educators and students to talk candidly about education and for classroom teachers to connect with education experts. A people person to the core, he works to facilitate connections that help amplify individual passions.
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