Aubrey White has devoted her career to helping young children grow as readers. She was a classroom teacher in Philadelphia for twelve years prior to joining Springboard Collaborative. As a teacher, she experienced firsthand the positive impact of partnering with families and she is honored to continue that work on a larger scale. Aubrey attended Yale University and Penn State for her undergraduate work and completed her M.Ed at Chestnut Hill College. She retains active teaching and reading specialist certifications and she continues to hone her skills through professional development. As President, Aubrey draws up on her past experience and expertise to advance the mission of Springboard. She lives in the Germantown neighborhood of Philadelphia with her three children, with whom she happily shares her favorite read aloud book from the classroom: Shortcut by Donald Crews.