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Javaid Siddiqi

Pres & CEO
The Hunt Institute

Dr. Javaid Siddiqi is the President and CEO of The Hunt Institute. During his tenure The Institute has expanded its scope of work beyond K-12 policy to include the entire education continuum from early childhood to postsecondary and the workforce. He works with senior-level elected officials across the political aisle to help design strategy, shape policy, and drive educational improvements on the national and state levels. Prior to serving as President & CEO, Javaid served as the Director of the Hunt-Kean Leadership Fellows, which partners with senior-level political leaders who have the knowledge, skill, and will to be effective, reform-minded education policymakers at the state level.

Javaid’s career spans more than 20 years in education and education reform and policy. He began his professional career as a high school teacher, assistant principal, and as a principal in Chesterfield, Virginia, before serving as deputy secretary of Education and then secretary of Education in Governor Bob McDonnell’s Cabinet.

Javaid is a graduate of Richard Bland College, Virginia State University, and Virginia Commonwealth University where he received both his undergraduate degree and doctorate in educational leadership.

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Events featuring Javaid Siddiqi
Events featuring Javaid Siddiqi