Marc Sternberg leads the foundation’s initiatives to improve K-12 education for all of our nation’s children by empowering parents with quality options. Before joining the foundation, Marc served as the Senior Deputy Chancellor at the New York City Department of Education, where he directed the citywide portfolio planning efforts including new school development and placement, school improvement and accountability planning, and the Pre K-12 enrollment team. Marc also served as senior advisor to the chancellor and the mayor’s office on education policy and strategy.
Prior to his service as deputy chancellor, Marc was founder and principal of the Bronx Lab School, an unscreened high school on the Evander Childs High School campus. After earning a B.A. from Princeton University in 1995, Marc served as a Teach For America corps member in the South Bronx. He then earned a joint MBA and Masters in Education from Harvard University. Marc was selected as a 2009-2010 White House Fellow.