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Neerav Kingsland is the Former CEO of New Schools for New Orleans (NSNO), where he managed the organization toward achieving its goals in the areas of citywide strategic leadership, school development, and human capital. Throughout his tenure Neerav helped manage several of NSNO's more complex projects, including: launching and supporting charter schools; managing partnerships with national human capital providers such as The New Teacher Project, New Leaders for New Schools, and Teach For America; and supporting both the state and the district in major policy initiatives, including Race to the Top and School Improvement Grants. Additionally, Neerav was the lead author of NSNO's $33.6 million i3 award which sets forth a plan to transform the bottom 25% of New Orleans schools through the opening of high-performing charter schools. He has appeared throughout the country to detail the impact of New Orleans reforms and frequently writes on education policy in multiple national blogs. Neerav has worked at NSNO since its inception and is a graduate of Tulane University and Yale Law School. He is a Fellow of the 7th class of the Pahara-Aspen Education Fellowship and a member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network.