A Finance and Technology Leader’s Perspective on Developing Students’ Passions in Academia

By Jeffrey Sine

Developing an innate sense of curiosity at an early age is essential for students’ growth throughout their learning journeys. To Jeffrey Sine, Chair of the ETS Board of Trustees and Partner and Co-Found of The Raine Group, discovering what’s possible begins with placing students in positive learning environments that encourage and simulate their intellectual curiosity.

During his time with ETS, Sine has worked to help school administrators and educators assess student performance. His work revealed that equitable learning journeys play a significant role in broadening students’ perspectives inside and outside the classroom. In a recent conversation with Sine, he explores the impact of positive, equitable learning environments, and encourages students to delve into their passions as they discover their unique possibilities.