Marc Chun, Program Officer, leads the Exceptional Educators portfolio, which has the goal of ensuring that all children have access to educators who empower them to reach their full potential.
Marc comes to Overdeck Family Foundation directly from the William & Flora Hewlett Foundation, where he oversaw the research and development portfolio for the Deeper Learning strategy. He previously worked at the RAND Corporation, Stanford University, UCLA, and the Council for Aid to Education. Marc currently serves on the board of Shotgun Players, a theater company in Berkeley, California. He holds a PhD in education from Stanford University, completed a postdoctoral fellowship in sociology and education at Teachers College/Columbia University, and holds three master’s degrees in sociology, education, and administration and policy analysis.
Marc is a published playwright, with productions of his plays in New York, Los Angeles, and Hong Kong. He also is an avid escape room enthusiast.