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Drew Martin is the Executive Director for the KIPP Cooper Norcross Academies (KCNA), a network of free, open-enrollment, college-preparatory public schools in Camden, NJ that is part of the nationally recognized ‘Knowledge is Power Program’ (KIPP). Under Drew’s leadership, KCNA has grown from one kindergarten class of 105 students in 2014 to three schools currently serving more than 1,100 students. KCNA will eventually grow to educate 40% of all children in Camden. Prior to his current role, Drew completed KIPP’s Fisher Fellowship program and served as the founding principal of KIPP Rise Academy in Newark, NJ. He began his teaching career at MS390 in the South Bronx where he taught fifth grade math as a Teach For America corps member. Drew earned his bachelor’s degree in commerce from the McIntire School of Commerce at the University of Virginia. He is a Fellow of the 20th class of the Pahara-Aspen Education Fellowship and a member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network.