Chris Rush

Director Of Educational Technology
US Department of Education

Chris is focused on reimagining the role of technology and innovation in teaching and learning at the department of education. He also co-founded New Classrooms Innovation Partners, a nonprofit focused on new instructional models including the School of One personalized learning program, named one of Time Magazine's Top 50 Inventions of the Year. There he has served as both chief program officer and COO overseeing model design, build and nationwide school implementation as well as overseeing day to day organizational activities. Previously, Chris most notably worked in the Office of Accountability at the NYC Department of Education to co-lead and salvage the design and development of NYC’s $95MM+ Achievement Reporting and Innovation System. Chris is a Pahara Fellow alum of the Aspen Institute, a recipient of the Robin Hood Heroes award. He is a recurring university guest lecturer at Stanford and Harvard Business Schools and sits on a number of boards of social impact organizations.

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