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PAUL RAMIREZ

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PAUL RAMIREZ

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Director of Digital Learning and Innovation

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Freire Schools

BIOGRAPHY

Paul Ramirez is the Director of Digital Learning and Innovation for the Freire Schools charter network. There he leads a wide range of initiatives at the intersection of technology and learning and also supervises several of the network’s heads of school.

Previously he was the founding head of school for five years at Freire Charter School Wilmington which opened in 2015 and serves five hundred students in grades 8-12. During that time, Paul was awarded the Delaware Charter Schools Network's 2020 Impact Award for charter school principals, and in 2017 was awarded Teach for America Delaware’s Excellence in School Leadership Award.

Paul began his career teaching as a Teach for America corps member at Howard High School of Technology in Wilmington, Delaware. There, he was English Department Chair and named Teacher of the Year. Paul holds a bachelor’s degree in literature from Yale University and a master’s degree in teaching from Wilmington University.