Linda Rosen

Chief Executive Officer, Change the Equation

Linda Rosen, Ph.D. is Chief Executive Officer of Change the Equation. She has over 35 years of experience helping to develop and implement innovative, strategic frameworks and policies that support high quality STEM teaching and learning, grades PreK-16. Her expertise is especially focused on scaling up research-based best practices and in helping entities adopt and adapt practices to ensure sustainability and success in STEM education.

Dr. Rosen is a well-known national leader in STEM education with extensive experience working with key constituents, particularly around issues of teacher quality and rigorous standards. She provided leadership to the business community in its effort to support improved student performance in STEM as the Senior Vice President for the National Alliance of Business. During the Clinton Administration, she served as the Senior Advisor to Secretary Richard W. Riley on mathematics and science by providing counsel Department-wide on STEM initiatives and as the Executive Director of the National Commission on Mathematics and Science Teaching for the 21st Century (known as the John Glenn Commission). She was also the Executive Director of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, the largest professional association of teachers of mathematics and teacher educators and the Associate Executive Director of the Mathematical Sciences Education Board at the National Academy of Sciences.

Her discipline expertise is in mathematics and she has taught mathematics and mathematics education from high school through graduate school.