Michael Gann is an accomplished public school educator and curriculum thought leader with more than 15 years of experience working in both urban and rural education. Gann currently serves as the Curriculum Coordinator for School Administrative Unit (SAU) 29 in Keene, New Hampshire. In this role, Michael is the SAU’s instructional leader for all four major content areas and provides management and support of curriculum for the system’s twelve schools across seven school districts. He is also involved in planning and organizing professional development for more than 300 teachers and administrators.
Previously, Michael was a Chicago Leadership Collaborative Fellow, working as a Resident Principal at Whitney Young Magnet High School, one of Chicago’s most prestigious selective enrollment public high schools. While there, Gann managed teacher observations and evaluations, led the development and implementation of the AP Capstone Program, and partnered with a local university to establish a dual credit initiative.
A former Teach for America Corps member, Gann got his start working in Philadelphia Public Schools as an English Language Arts teacher. Having taught at Tilden Middle School, John Bartram High School, and the Philadelphia High School For Girls, Gann taught IB Honors Level, district core, and elective English courses.
A graduate of Eckerd College with a degree in International Business, Michael holds a Master’s Degree in Education Administration from Temple University and a Secondary Education Teacher Certification from the University of Pennsylvania. He is a certified Curriculum Administrator and Principal in the state of New Hampshire.