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LAHARI GOUD

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LAHARI GOUD

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Independent Consultant

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Independent Consultant

BIOGRAPHY

Lahari Goud is a seasoned leader in the K-12 education space. She has led a
multi- site charter network as well as worked within various roles in Chicago Public
Schools District Office. She is a strategic thinker who is able to move a path
forward, matching resources with a creative solution. She has the unique ability to
assess all the way levers move in response to an action and how that may impact
those around them and create and implement a plan, based on the needs of the
various stakeholders. Some of her work includes launching an innovative school
model, designing the first iteration of turnaround schools, served as a member of the pioneering researchers who first tracked the impact of the Freshman On-track metric, redesigned operational andHR systems for networks and schools, and moving a school off of probationary status within one year. Lahari’s academic and professional pursuits reflect her passion for creating more high quality educational opportunities for students regardless of where they were born. year. She began her career in education teaching second grade in Baltimore through Teach for America. She has her AM in Social Work Policy from University of Chicago, MAT from Johns Hopkins University and her BA in Psychology from Ohio State University.

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