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Arana Shapiro

Institute of Play
Co-Executive Director
Arana Shapiro is Co-Executive Director at Institute of Play.  She leads the Institute’s strategy, growth, development, and operations.  She also oversees the Institute’s major initiatives in relation to school design, leadership, and school-based partnerships. She has over fifteen years of experience in education, as a teacher, technologist, curriculum developer and school leader. Arana received an M.A.  in Education from Pepperdine University and a Masters of Education in School Leadership from Bank Street College of Education.