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Speaker, Moderator
Turahn Dorsey
Turahn Dorsey serves as the Chief of Education for the City of Boston and is a member of Mayor Martin J. Walsh’s cabinet. Prior to joining the Mayor’s cabinet, Mr. Dorsey served as Evaluation Director and an Education Program Officer at the Barr Foundation. At Barr, Dorsey led the development and implementation of data monitoring and evaluation frameworks for Barr’s strategic investments in local education and climate change. Mr. Dorsey has dedicated much of his volunteer time to systems innovation and improvement in education including serving as co-chair for the Boston Public Schools School Quality Working Group, co-chair for the Opportunity Agenda’s Summer Subgroup, co-chair of the Boston Afterschool and Beyond Partnership Council, and a member of the External Advisory Committee on School Assignment.