In his 17th year as founder and chief executive officer of Mastery Schools, Scott Gordon ’88 oversees an organization that is known for turning around struggling public schools in Philadelphia while creating better and varied post-secondary opportunities for its students. Mastery created a new college-ready school model while cultivating a supportive environment for students and addressing the racial and economic context of educational injustice central to its work. Scott is also a graduate of The Broad Academy (TBA) 2014-15.
He is interviewed by Ezra Nelson ’21, a former high school math teacher at Boston Collegiate Charter School. Ezra is a student leader for SOM’s Education Leadership Conference. You can hear about his summer internship at Robinhood Foundation in this previous Career Conversations episode.