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Tony Monfiletto is the Director of the New Mexico Center for School Leadership. The Center operates as a hub and incubator for the schools. He co-founded ACE and Health Leadership High Schools which are dedicated to the premise that "Learning by Doing," 360 support, and the highest level of private industry collaboration can dramatically improve the opportunities for marginalized young people. Technology Leadership will be the third of five schools designed to provide the best education for the students who need it the most. Over the past 20 years, Tony has been actively involved in creating a policy climate that welcomes innovative solutions to our most challenging public school challenges. He has served on many legislative and executive committees and he is passionate about re-thinking the metrics of success for the next generation of schools that can prepare young people for an unknown future. He is a past staff member of the Legislative Education Study Committee in Santa Fe where he specialized in school finance and helped create the appropriations strategy for the state. He also worked in Chicago in the early 1990's to help decentralized the district. This big picture context has been vital for positioning the Leadership High School Network in his home town of Albuquerque. Tony earned a Bachelor's degree from New Mexico State University and a Master's degree in Public Administration with a concentration in Finance from the Maxwell School at Syracuse University. He is a Fellow of the 11th class of the Pahara-Aspen Education Fellowship and a member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network.