Education Archives - Kenneth Rainin Foundation
Headshot of Dana Cilono

Dana Cilono is the Director of Education Strategy & Ventures for the Kenneth Rainin Foundation. She is responsible for program direction, grantmaking priorities and evaluation that help ensure every child enters kindergarten ready to learn and is reading at or above grade level by third grade. As an educator for nearly 15 years, Dana has […]

Headshot of Nicole Kendrick.

Nicole is the Education Program Officer for the Kenneth Rainin Foundation. She supports operational success, program delivery, grantmaking strategy and evaluation of the Education Program. She is driven by the urge to tackle barriers that contribute to inequitable outcomes for students who have been traditionally underserved. She has over 11 years of experience working in […]

Headshot of Serena Solórzano, a white woman with long, straight brown hair and blue eyes. She is wearing an emerald green long-sleeve top and a gold necklace.

Serena Solórzano is the Program Assistant for the Kenneth Rainin Foundation. She provides administrative, communication and planning support to the Arts, Education and Health program areas. Prior to joining the Foundation, Serena worked with a behavioral health organization that provided specialized services for children in the Autistic and Neurodivergent communities. Her time as a one-on-one […]