Michael Rubin

Uxbridge High School

Now in his fifth year as Principal of Uxbridge High School, Michael Rubin ultimately leads the high school through all areas of community engagement, curriculum and instruction, assessment of student learning, and building an effective school culture. In his career, he has served as a high school assistant principal, coach, and teacher, having led school-wide transitions and refinement of academic levels and curricula across the school. He has successfully led Uxbridge High School’s designation as a Commonwealth of Massachusetts Innovation Pathway school, one of the first four schools in the state to earn this distinction, given the school’s connection between its engineering, biomedical, and information science/media programs, academic coursework, revamped and model school counseling model, and robust industry partnerships. He currently serves on the PLTW Networking Conference Planning Committee, the Board of Advisors to the Blackstone Valley Ed Hub, and the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education’s Principal Advisor Cabinet. He has also been one of the educator ambassadors for the MassSTEMHub. UHS has also been recognized as a member of the National Consortium of Secondary STEM Schools, and Mr. Rubin has presented on the state and national level regarding UHS’ commitment to authentic learning and building partnerships with local industry.

In addition to spending the past 19 years as a public educator, he has served on the Board of Advisors to the Brown University Hockey Association and a volunteer with the Brown University Alumni Association. He serves on the Educational Policies and Teaching and Learning Committees with the Massachusetts Secondary Schools Administrators Association, is a member of the state’s ad hoc National Honor Society committee, and is an MIAA District representative to the state Sportsmanship committee and several committees.

Mike graduated from Brown University with a double concentration in English and Judaic Studies.

Programming descriptions are generated by participants and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of SXSW.