Thank you for visiting Stand for Children's website.

Please note that we are currently upgrading certain portions of our site and they will not be operating correctly at this time.

Please email us at stand@stand.org if you need assistance.


  

Join the Movement!

All children deserve an equal opportunity for success.

Support our fight for a better education for our children.

You are here

Illinois Staff

Mimi Rodman

Executive Director
312.626.2604

Education policy has been a key interest of Mimi’s since she co-authored a book on Access to Higher Education as part of her senior project in college. Mimi has been active in education matters, ranging from the restructure of a school district’s report card and conferencing system to being a room mom, and from working on a school referendum to helping develop a teacher mentoring program. Before joining Stand, Mimi was a partner at the law firm of Kirkland & Ellis and senior counsel at Tribune Company in their educational publishing division. She has been a finance director and political consultant to Congressional campaigns and served as a board member of several non-profits and a foundation. Mimi attended the University of Chicago, where she studied public policy and economics, and Northwestern University School of Law.