About the Center

Sesame Workshop Advisors

Jeanette Betancourt, Ed.D.

Vice President, Outreach and Educational Practices

As Vice President of Outreach and Educational Practices, Dr. Betancourt is responsible for the strategic branding and delivery of domestic and international outreach initiatives to assure the greatest impact and visibility. She also conceptualizes, develops, and delivers compelling new models for the delivery of outreach initiatives to a variety of … 

Jennifer Kotler Clarke, Ph.D.

Vice President of Content Research & Evaluation

Jennifer Kotler Clarke is the Vice President of Content Research & Evaluation at Sesame Workshop, the nonprofit educational organization behind Sesame Street and other educational programs for children. Dr. Kotler Clarke is responsible for research planning and creating logic models in order to maximize the impact of Sesame Workshop’s content … 

Rosemarie T. Truglio, Ph.D.

Vice President, Education and Research

As Vice President of Education and Research, Dr. Truglio is responsible for the development of the interdisciplinary curriculum on which Sesame Street is based, and for the formative research conducted to inform production on how to enhance both the entertaining and educational components of the program.

Sherrie Rollins Westin

Executive Vice President, Global Impact and Philanthropy

Sherrie Westin is EVP, Global Impact and Philanthropy for Sesame Workshop, the nonprofit organization behind Sesame Street. Westin leads the Workshop’s global social impact efforts, providing access to early education through mass media and targeted initiatives to address the needs of children from India to South Africa to the United …