Jeremy Koren joined Turnaround for Children in 2013 as Manager, Communications. In 2016 he was promoted to Director, Communications, where he leads and executes diverse communications and organization-wide initiatives that consistently and creatively promote Turnaround’s mission to translate neuroscientific research into tools and strategies for schools with high concentrations of children impacted by adversity, in order to accelerate healthy development and academic achievement.
Prior to joining Turnaround, Jeremy served as Director, Communications and Business Operations at The Yellin Center for Mind, Brain and Education, a neuroscience-based pediatric learning evaluation and management clinic in New York which he helped to launch and managed for seven years. Previously, Jeremy was National Intake Manager at All Kinds of Minds Institute, in New York and Chapel Hill, North Carolina, and was a marketing manager and buyer for record stores.
What book has influenced you most?
“The Associated Press Stylebook.” In a world of evolving language norms, it’s comforting to have a pillar to guide writing decisions. A canonical text in the campaign to eradicate the Oxford comma.
What motivates you?
Fairness. Possibility. Translating complex ideas into digestible tools and products that help raise awareness about the challenges faced in schools and point toward solutions that can change children’s lives.