Ken Ravitz is Vice President and Chief Financial Office for Outreach Extensions. In that capacity, he oversees all finances/budgets and contracts (funders, producers, outreach consultants) in association with OE’s work.
He works in close communication with public television stations on project-related grant activities, recruiting their participation, providing technical assistance, and managing their grants. An elementary school teacher and learning disabilities specialist for over 20 years, Ken spearheads all of OE’s educational campaigns - preschool, elementary, and middle school - creating projects that meet the needs of parents, caregivers, teachers, and students. Materials development includes parent and viewer guides, educational in-services, after-school activities, community appearances, and events. His expertise in designing Web sites was recognized with the 1999 PBS Eddie Award for the Noddy Web site as the Best Parent/Teacher Information on a Kids’ Site. Ken has a master’s degree in education from the University of San Francisco and a Bachelor of Arts from University of California, Los Angeles.