Michael Yates

Senior Managing Director Of Network Strategies
The Reinvention Lab powered by Teach for America

I work to reinvent the school system. Every single day. THAT is what gets me up in the morning.

Right now I am the Senior Managing Director of Network Strategies of the TFA Reinvention Lab. I'm looking to find, connect and add value to people doing the real work of school reinvention.

When I am not working in the lab I coach public speakers, advise education startups, and host a podcast called Schoolish. I now have a newsletter called Schoolish: The Newsletter where I am covering all things future of learning!

Each morning when my four children wake up I look my "why" in the face. Each of them is a reminder that this system of education in the US must change to support all kinds of learners with a fire in their eyes and curiosity bubbling around in their minds.

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