Torree Pederson

Torree Pederson

Torree Pederson is founding president of Aligned, a nonprofit, nonpartisan business group working in Kansas and Missouri on educational issues impacting the full development of our children, supporting child care providers and investing in the workforce of tomorrow. She has spent the past 15 years running business leader-led organizations focused on workforce development, and served more than 10 years as executive director of the Greater Kansas City National Tooling & Machining Association. Before joining the education advocacy arena, Pederson spent 10 years in corporate finance/accounting/audit, working for Sprint and Hallmark in Kansas City.


A fiscal cliff looms with the impending end of the education windfall

By: - August 29, 2023

In the wake of the unprecedented challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, education has been at the forefront of societal concerns. As we grapple with the daunting task of educating our children and bridging the learning gaps exacerbated by the pandemic, we cannot overstate the crucial importance of a well-funded and robust education system. However, […]