Sandra Kilpatrick Jordan is an educator, advocate and entrepreneur now building bridges between business, media and education that enhance the greater good. A competitive musician in her Midwestern youth, she recalls being the youngest member of a marching band during the hottest summer on record. She spent more than a decade developing award-winning educational media for Sesame Workshop, makers of Sesame Street
. While leading the Sesame Street Music Works
public awareness initiative, she returned to her love of music, becoming an associate director of public affairs and government relations for NAMM, the trade association for the music global products industry. As the coordinator of the national music education coalition, now at SupportMusic.com, she grew its participation to 250+ organizations working around the world to keep quality music education in schools. Ms. Jordan offers a variety of innovative business development services to music and arts organizations; learn more at www.sandrakilpatrickjordan.com
. Recent clients include the International Society for Music Education (ISME); M: Music and Musicians Magazine
and the Ultimate Block Party: the Arts and Sciences of Play. Ms. Jordan holds a master's degree from Bank Street College of Education and a B.A. in creative writing from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She divides her time between California, Wisconsin and New York.