California Department of Education Names Steven Ma as First Director of Office of International Liaison
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California State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson names Steven Ma, Founder of ThinkTank Learning, as the first Director of the Office of International Liaison for the California Department of Education.

Ma’s role “will be to help California educators forge closer ties with educators throughout the world, develop and strengthen partnerships with Mexico, China and other nations.” Ma will be assisted by Dr. Dave Long, PhD, the former Education Secretary of California under Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger.
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“In these uncertain political times it is especially important that California educators remain engaged with the rest of the world,” said Torlakson, who made the announcement about Steven Ma one day before visiting the Education Secretary of Mexico, Aurelio Nuño Mayer, to discuss education partnerships between California and Mexico.
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ThinkTank Learning wishes Steven Ma the best in his endeavors to strengthen ties and create partnerships that will bring innovation, unity, and prosperity to California and its international partners.