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BILL KURTZ

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BILL KURTZ

TITLE 

Chief Executive Officer

ORGANIZATION

DSST Public Schools

BIOGRAPHY

DSST Public Schools is a charter school management organization that serves 7,000 students in Denver and Aurora in 15 schools. Bill was the Founding Head of School of the Denver School of Science and Technology, the flagship school of DSST Public Schools before becoming CEO of the Network. DSST won the Broad Prize as the top CMO in the country in 2018. Bill was recognized as the 2010 Entrepreneur of the Year by the New Schools Venture Fund, inducted into the National Charter School Hall of Fame in 2016, was named one of 25 champions of public education by The Public Education Business Coalition in 2008. He currently serves on the Board of the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools and Cross Purpose.