Rob leads and contributes to innovation projects with Transcend’s school partners. Prior to his work with Transcend, he served as the Chief Program Officer at Teach For America, Bay Area. Here Rob worked alongside his team to redesign the local leadership development program to better support teachers and principals in creating proof points of next generation learning environments. Prior to that, he held a variety of roles at Teach For America from instructional coach to leading the San Francisco community team. He began his education career teaching first grade in San Francisco Unified School District where he continues to live and work. He holds a degree in Political Science from University of Pennsylvania.