Rahn Dorsey

Chief Education Officer
City of Boston, Mayor's Office

Turahn Dorsey serves as the new Chief of Education for the City of Boston and is a member of Mayor Martin J. Walsh’s cabinet. As Chief of Education, Dorsey is charged with setting a strategic agenda for the city that will improve the quality of instruction and student support across the education pipeline and better integrate school-, community-, and work-based learning opportunities. Prior to joining the Mayor’s cabinet, Mr. Dorsey served as Evaluation Director and an Education Program Officer at the Barr Foundation. At Barr, Dorsey led the development and implementation of data monitoring and evaluation frameworks for Barr’s strategic investments in local education and climate change. He managed the Foundation’s giving in out-of-school time including expanding summer learning options and creating systemic approaches to school-community partnerships. Mr. Dorsey spent 15 years as a program evaluator and researcher at Moore and Associates in Southfield, MI and Abt Associates in MA.

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