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Jean Desravines is CEO of New Leaders for New Schools. Prior to his appointment as CEO, he served as chief officer for cities and policy at New Leaders for New Schools for five years. Before joining New Leaders for New Schools, Jean served as senior counselor to the chancellor of New York City's public school system. He has also served as the executive director for the Office of Parent and Community Engagement, chief of staff to the senior counselor for education policy, and director for community relations at the New York City Department of Education, as well as director of organizational development and community programming for the Faith Center for Community Development, Inc. Jean earned a BA in history from St. Francis College and a master's degree in public administration from New York University, where he was the recipient of the Dean's Scholarship-the school's most prestigious scholarship. He is a Fellow of Aspen Pahara Education Fellowship and a member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network.