Robin currently serves as Executive Director of Advance Illinois, an independent statewide education policy and advocacy organization dedicated to ensuring that Illinois provides a world-class education to every student. Robin has spent more than two decades working on public school reform, including as issues director of the Small Schools Coalition and as associate director of Leadership for Quality Education. Robin taught at public high schools in Boston, San Francisco and Chicago before going on to earn her law degree. Robin currently serves as a director of the Annenberg Institute for School Reform and on the Advisory Board of the Community-Based Service Learning Center at DePaul University. She helped found and serves as a Director of North Lawndale College Preparatory Charter High School and has served on two Local School Councils. Robin graduated from Brown University, received her Master’s degree in Education from Stanford University, and attended law school at the University of Chicago. All three of her children attend or graduated from Chicago Public Schools.