Stephanie Wilson Itelman is a Principal with Bellwether Education Partners in the Strategic Advising practice area. Bellwether is a non-profit that partners with education organizations to help them become more effective in their work and achieve dramatic results, especially for high-need students. She supports strategic planning, growth planning, and advisory work for charter schools, districts, advocacy organizations, human capital organizations, and other non-profits. Prior to joining Bellwether in 2013, Stephanie was the Chief of Staff at Aspire Public Schools, one of the largest and highest performing charter management organizations in the country. At Aspire she also held the role of Director of Growth and Strategy, where she led the development of new schools and facilities. Previously, Stephanie worked at Education for Change, a charter management organization focused on school turnarounds. A former Broad Resident and Education Pioneer, Stephanie has also worked as a consultant for Bain & Company and the Bridgespan Group in Boston, San Francisco, and Sydney. Stephanie earned her M.Ed. and MBA at Stanford University and holds a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Virginia.