John Branam is the Executive Director of the Get Schooled Foundation. John is passionate about improving opportunities and outcomes for all young people, especially black and brown kids and those from low-income families. He’s spent more than 15 years in senior leadership roles in the education and national nonprofit spaces, including having taught middle school in Washington D.C., served as a district administrator in a large urban district and been a volunteer in the peace Corps in South Africa. John feels incredibly blessed to serve as GS’ ED and is deeply dedicated to its mission. John earned his B.A. in political science from Washington & Lee University and a J.D. from the University of Oregon School of Law
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