Andrew Plemmons Pratt

Director, School Launch and Incubation

Andrew Plemmons Pratt is a Director of School Launch & Incubation at CityBridge Education. His work is grounded in the belief that equitable schools can disrupt and dismantle systems of oppression.

Andrew coaches and advises school entrepreneurs as they translate their visions for new schools into coherent models, strategic plans, and charter applications. Formerly, he co-designed and co-led the Breakthrough Design Fellowship, which merged the consciousness of racial equity work with the creativity of design thinking, and he led School Retool and the Education Innovation Fellowship.

Before joining the organization, Andrew was Deputy Director of School Partnerships at New Classrooms. Andrew taught seventh grade English as a Teach For America corps member in Prince George’s County, Maryland. Before moving into education, he was the founding Managing Editor of at the Center for American Progress. He holds a B.A. in English and American studies and an M.A. in English, both from the University of Virginia.

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