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Benjamin Shuldiner

Lansing School District

BENJAMIN SHULDINER is the Superintendent of the Lansing School District where he helps to lead more than 25 schools and 10,000 students. Previously, he was a Dean’s Fellow and the Distinguished Lecturer of Education Leadership at Hunter College, City University of New York, where he directed all School and District Leadership programs for the institution. From 2015-2018, Ben served on the New York City Board of Education, the largest school system in America, serving over one million students. In 2016 and again in 2017, Ben was elected President of ASCD, the largest education professional organization in the country.
Before these roles, Ben was the founder and principal of the High School for Public Service (HSPS), in Brooklyn, NY. Under Ben’s leadership, HSPS received numerous awards for its outstanding success. HSPS was named one of the top 50 high schools in New York City by the Daily News and received a Bronze Medal from US News and World Report, putting it among the top schools in the country. In 2010, HSPS was named the top Title I school in New York, the first time a high school has ever won this award.
For his work in education, Ben was awarded the prestigious Jefferson Award for Public Service for an Individual 35 Years of Age and Under. Ben received his undergraduate degree from Harvard College, where he graduated Magna Cum Laude, and his MSEd from Baruch College.

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