Michael Haggen

Chief Academic Officer

Michael Haggen ensures that Scholastic is a comprehensive literacy partner to districts nationwide. To him, that means viewing academic support through multiple lenses, including student needs inside and outside the classroom. In his 25 years of academic experience he has served as a teacher, principal, chief academic officer, and deputy superintendent. His hands-on approach has led to significant change, most recently in the East Baton Rouge Parish School System, where he helped drive an increase in the academic performance of 70 percent of its schools.

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