Gregory Rudd - Chicago
Gregory Rudd is an education advocate who believes that the purpose of education is to make learning a personal, lifelong pursuit that contributes to one's holistic development as an individual and a community member. He works as an associate consultant with Public Impact, where he assists schools and districts in designing and implementing financially sustainable staffing models that extend the reach of excellent teachers. Previously, Gregory was a corps member and Leroy ‘Pop’ Miller Fellow in the Teach For America Charlotte (NC) network. Gregory taught science for three years at a Charlotte-Mecklenburg high school, where he developed student-facing partnerships between his school and the Charlotte business community.
He has also worked in his hometown of Chicago with Advance Illinois as a Leadership for Educational Equity Policy and Advocacy Fellow. Gregory holds a B.A. in medicine, health, and society and a B.A. in African-American and diaspora studies from Vanderbilt University.