Josh is the head of Strategy and Planning for Transcend, leading key projects to operationalize our vision of all school communities being on a locally determined design journey towards extraordinary, equitable learning. These projects include overseeing annual and long-range planning processes, managing org-wide initiatives related to organizational strategy and design, and designing, building and implementing systems to support growth.
He previously served as the Chief Operating Officer of Summit Public Schools, a network of innovative, high performing charter schools in California and Washington. There, he oversaw talent and human resources, home office and school site operations, facilities, and technology. Prior to Summit, he led growth strategy and development initiatives at Teach For America and worked as a strategy consultant at The Monitor Group. He started his career as a 3rd and 4th grade classroom teacher in New York City public schools.
Josh earned his BA from Yale University, MBA from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, and Masters in Educational Leadership from The Broad Center. He resides in Brooklyn, New York with his terrier pup named Chuck.
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Leaps for Equitable, 21st-Century Learning
Transcend’s Leaps for Equitable, 21st-Century Learning describes the key ways we believe the student experience must change so that schools can prepare all young people to thrive in and transform the world.
Transform Learning with Community-Based Design
Community-based design is a collaborative and local process that brings together young people, educators, administrators, caregivers, and experts to redesign learning. It goes beyond traditional school improvement initiatives by involving the entire community in reshaping the purpose and design of education.