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Rodney Jordan

Board Member
Norfolk Public Schools

Mr. Jordan is a Digital Inclusion Visionary and Technology Consultant. He is the Chief Community Engagement Officer for McKinley-Megginson Group and Director of its McKinley Megginson MELANET Center for Digital Inclusion.

Rodney Jordan has served on the Norfolk City (Virginia) School Board since 2012 (Board Chair, 2015 – 2018, Vice Chair 2020 – 2021). In 2019-2020 Mr. Jordan served as the Virginia School Boards Association (VSBA) President. Mr. Jordan has served since 2014 as the co-chair for the VSBA Task Force on Students and Schools in Challenging Environments among other positions at the state and regional levels. In 2020, National School Boards Association (NSBA) Co-Chairs of the Dismantling Institutional Racism in Education (DIRE) National Advisory Committee, selected Mr. Jordan to serve as a member of the DIRE National Advisory Committee. Mr. Jordan is a member of the Consortium of State School Boards Association (COSSBA) Urban Boards Alliance Advisors. Additionally, Mr. Jordan is an Executive Committee Member for the Council of Great City Schools Board of Directors.

Mr. Jordan was the 2020 recipient of the Benjamin Elijah Mays Lifetime Achievement Award from the Council of Urban Boards of Education and the 2020 inaugural recipient of the Mary Peake Excellence in Education Equity Award from the Virginia Department of Education. In 2015, he was recognized by the Virginia School Boards Association as its inaugural Education Advocate of the Year, an award created to recognize board members who have demonstrated significant and outstanding leadership, commitment, and contribution to public education that has had an impact on their region and the Commonwealth, and who have shown active involvement in local, state, and federal advocacy on behalf of their division. Mr. Jordan is working toward his certification as a Student Outcomes Focused Governance Coach.

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