New Leaders

Great leaders = Great schools


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Leadership is critical to transforming a school and raising student achievement. It's the adults who make the biggest difference to a school's success.

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"Being afforded this [New Leader] network pushes me to continue to learn, grow, and improve, and this has shaped me as a leader."
David Kovach, Cohort 5, Chicago

Board members

Jay Altman, Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder, FirstLine Schools

Josh Bekenstein, Managing Director, Bain Capital, LLC

Christopher M. Chadwick, President, Boeing Military Aircraft Integrated Defense System

Jean Desravines, Chief Executive Officer, New Leaders

Domenic Ferrante, Managing Director, Bain Capital, LLC

Barbara Hyde, President, J.R. Hyde III Family Foundation

Mike Johnston, Colorado State Senator, Senate District 33
Co-Founder, New Leaders

S. Joshua Lewis, Founder and Managing Partner, Salmon River Capital

Julie Mikuta, Partner, NewSchools Venture Fund

Ted Mitchell, Chief Executive Officer, NewSchools Venture Fund

Jonathan Schnur (Board Chair), Co-Founder, New Leaders

Naomi O. Seligman, Senior Partner, Ostriker von Simson, Inc.