Arun Ramanathan

Dr. Arun Ramanathan leads Pivot Learning, the largest nonprofit provider of technical assistance in the areas of leadership development, teaching and learning and education finance to school districts in California. With a staff of over 100 education experts, Pivot has worked with more than 250 districts, charters since 2011, including an increasing number of districts outside California. Prior to joining Pivot, Arun served as the Executive Director of the Education Trust-West and was the Chief Student Services Officer in the San Diego Unified School District charged with leading multiple district departments with combined budgets exceeding $350 million. Arun is an immigrant to the U.S. and an English Learner. He received his B.A. from Dartmouth College, Elementary and Special Education from Boston College and earned a doctorate in Administration, Policy and Social Planning from Harvard University’s Graduate School of Education.

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