Caleb Dolan | Executive Director
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Since 2011, Caleb Dolan has served as Executive Director for the KIPP Massachusetts region.
Mr. Dolan began his teaching career in 1996 as a Teach for America corps member in rural North Carolina.
In 2000, he
and co-founded the third KIPP school in the country on a peanut field in Gaston, NC with 80 5th graders.
taught and led KIPP Gaston College Preparatory (GCP) for eight years and oversaw the addition of a high school to the KIPP Gaston network in 2005.
This expansion enabled KIPP Gaston to serve over 700 KIPPsters in grades 5-12.
Under Mr. Dolan's
leadership, 100% of students in GCP's first three graduating classes were accepted to college.
In 2009, Mr. Dolan moved back to New England to serve dual roles as chief academic officer for KIPP Academy Lynn Middle School and director of principal development for the KIPP Foundation.
As KIPP Lynn's chief academic officer, Mr. Dolan was in charge of coaching teachers and incoming leaders, while his role as director of principal development allowed him to mentor and coach new KIPP principals across the country.
also led the team that created the KIPP Framework for Excellent Teaching that serves as the professional development model utilized across all KIPP regions today.
:MA region will continue to grow under Mr. Dolan
and hopes to serve over 2,500 kids across 6 schools in grades K-12 in Lynn and Boston by 2020.
graduated from Colby College
and lives in Boston with his
wife, Joanna, and daughter, Tallulah.
In 2014, Caleb
was named one of Boston's 40-under-40 Business leaders by Boston Business Journal
KIPP ED, Caleb Dolan, and Science Teacher, Hillary Paul, Run Boston Marathon
KIPP congratulates Executive Director Caleb Dolan and Science Teacher Hillary Paul for running in this year's Boston Marathon... Read More >