Nate is passionate about equity, student-centered schools, and empowering teachers and students.
Nate is currently a Partner at The Learning Accelerator. With a decade of experience working in schools, Nate brings a wealth of knowledge in educational technology, innovation, design thinking, and professional learning to the team. He is passionate about the ways in which technology and innovation can lead to more equitable schools.
Prior to joining TLA, Nate spent four years as Director of Personalized Learning for ReNEW Schools, a charter network in New Orleans. In this role, he led all personalized and blended learning initiatives, from implementing the state’s first Summit Learning Program to designing competency-based professional learning programs and managing the network’s one-to-one laptop initiative. Beyond ReNEW, Nate has organized teachers across the city of New Orleans through collaborative professional learning, including co-founding New Schools for New Orleans’ Personalized Learning Teacher Fellowship. Before joining ReNEW, Nate spent six years teaching in public, charter, and independent schools, beginning as a Teach for America corps member in DC Public Schools. Nate earned his Bachelor’s degree in rhetoric from Bates College and his Master’s degree in special education from George Mason University.
When he’s not working, Nate enjoys the food, music, and culture of his adopted city, New Orleans, with his wife and newborn son.