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The Honorable Thomas H. Kean

The Honorable Thomas Kean

Thomas Kean served as Governor of New Jersey from 1982 to 1990 and was President of Drew University from 1990 to 2005. Kean also served as Chairman of the 9/11 Commission from 2002 to 2004.

Tom previously served as chairman of The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy; Educate America; the National Environmental Education and Training Foundation; MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership and the Newark Alliance. He has also served on corporate boards including ARAMARK, UnitedHealth Group, Hess Corporation, Pepsi Bottling Group, CIT Group Incorporated, and Franklin Templeton Investments.

Tom is a graduate of Princeton University and Columbia University.

From the policy blog

Complicating My LD Narrative

Written by Julia Nessman, NCLD Young Adult Leadership Council Member | 23 hours ago

Then I was diagnosed with an LD (learning disability) at 10 years old. Through my mom’s persistence in getting me a neuropsychological evaluation, I found out that I was struggling in school because I had serious deficits in executive functioning, working memory, and auditory processing. On the other hand, I also discovered that I had a number of strengths, including advanced verbal skills and a near perfect visual memory.

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