Nate Easley
Published August 10, 2013
Updated April 22, 2021

Nate Easley is an education strategy consultant who advises nonprofits, college access and success organizations, foundations, and school districts. He sits on the Colorado State University System’s board of governors.

Easley was founding CEO of RootED, a public charity focused on increasing the availability of high-quality public schools in Denver, and CEO of the Denver Scholarship Foundation, a nonprofit that aided Denver Public School (DPS) students. He also served as president and secretary of the DPS Board of Education.

Expertise: Access to higher education, academic completion of African American and Latino students, scholarships and loans, educational equity for low-income students, public schools

Location: Denver, Colo.

CSU System public affairs:

Phone: (562) 951-4800

Heard on Colorado Public Radio: Losing Ground: The Deficit Gap

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