Jonathan Stott has worked in education reform as a middle and high school administrator and as an educational consultant. In 2009, as a Dean of Students at Codman Academy Charter Public School in Boston, one of the nation’s top Expeditionary Learning Schools, Jon worked with faculty and staff to create a school climate improvement plan.
In 2010, after successfully managing the five-year charter renewal process of Codman Academy with the state Department of Education, Jon became an independent project management consultant. In this role, Jon worked with a range of educators and private and public sector leaders in support of innovative school design projects. In 2011, he helped successfully launch two schools: Margarita Muniz Academy, Boston’s first public dual-language high school and Baystate Academy, a health sciences charter school in Springfield, MA. In 2012, he moved to Austin, Texas, and joined Idea Public Schools as a founding member of their Campus Leadership Team. At Idea, Jon helped ensure a successful launch for one of the first in-district charters in Austin, resulting in strong academic and operational performance as well as high rates of parent satisfaction. Jon is currently based in New York City, where he is a council member of NationSwell and is completing his Executive Masters in Nonprofit Leadership at the NYU Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service.