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Jacqueline Cooper is the Chief Operating Officer of The Center for Education Reform (CER). In this role, she oversees high-level strategic projects, ensures organizational efficiency and communicates on behalf of the CEO. Jacqueline previously served as the President of the Black Alliance for Educational Options (BAEO), one of America’s preeminent nonprofit education advocacy organizations dedicated to increasing access to high-quality education options for low-income and working-class Black families. She is also the Founder & CEO of Human Impact, an organization that provides consulting services to nonprofits with social justice missions and educational institutions. Human Impact’s consulting services help executives address their organizational challenges and opportunities in the areas of leadership, board & team development, operational efficiency, fiscal oversight & donor relations and event & project management. Jacqueline earned a bachelor’s degree in economics from Bryn Mawr College and a M.B.A. in finance and accounting from New York University’s Stern School of Business. She also holds a Certificate in Business Excellence from Columbia Business School. Jacqueline resides in New Jersey with her daughter.