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Our Leadership

Pete Gorman

Pete Gorman

Managing Director of Academies

Leader: Superintendent of 19th largest school district in the US; principal, district-level administrator and classroom teacher in California, Florida and North Carolina. Executive Vice President for one of nation’s largest publicly traded K-12 education companies.

Trusted Advisor: Executive coach to numerous sitting and aspiring coaches; board director, Acceleration Academies; board director, Education Research Strategies.

Leading Edge: Won 2011 Broad Prize in Urban Education while Superintendent of Charlotte-Mecklenburg Public School District for showing the greatest academic gains in a large, urban school district. Created a culture of using data to improve classroom instruction.

Catalyst: While Superintendent, narrowed the gap between black and white high school students in reading by 11 percentage points; “selective staffing” initiative put the best teachers and administrators in 25 of the lowest-performing schools. These and other policies attracted national recognition, including from the U.S. Secretary of Education.


Jonathan Raymond

Jonathan Raymond

Jonathan P. Raymond is the President of the Stuart Foundation. Previously, Jonathan was Superintendent of Sacramento City Unified School District (SCUSD) in Sacramento, California’s 11th largest school district, from 2009-2013. Prior to SCUSD, Jonathan served as Chief Accountability Officer of Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools in North Carolina, where he led the implementation of a comprehensive accountability system. Jonathan was a Fellow in the Broad Superintendents Academy and completed the Executive Management Program at Harvard Business School. He holds a Juris Doctorate from George Mason Law School in Arlington, VA and a Master of Arts in Law and Diplomacy from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University.