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New York City Department of Education

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New York City Department of Education

65 Court Street Room 304

Brooklyn, New York 11201

United States

Company Description

The New York City Department of Education provides challenging standards-based instructional practices and highly engaging learning opportunities to children with exceptional capacity or creative talent. Gifted and talented programs are district-based and ... more

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Background Information

Employment History

Partner and Vice President

Cross & Joftus LLC

President

UpSpring Education Group

Principal

George Westinghouse High School

Adjunct Lecturer of Physics

New York City College of Technology

Superintendent

District

Principal

Westinghouse

Chief Executive Officer

Chicago Public Schools

Affiliations

Fellow
Aspen Institute

Fellow
The Broad Center

Board Member
School Leaders Network

Senior Advisor
College Board

Senior Advisor
Great Black Speakers LLC

Board Member
Capital City Public Charter School

Senior Advisor, Board of Trustees
Field Museum

Board Member
VIVA Teachers

National Trustee
Chicago Field Museum of Natural History

Board Member
Education Equality Project

Board Member
City Year Inc

Advisory Board Member
EdNET Conference

Advisory Board Member
Market Data Retrieval

Senior Advisor
Infobuyers

Senior Advisor
The Heller Reports

Officio Trustee
Adler Planetarium

Board Member
United Way of Greater Rochester Inc

Advisory Boards Member
EDnet

Executive Committee
New York State Council of School Superintendents

Board of Advisors Member
iMentor Inc

Founder
GED-Plus

Board Member
MetroTech Center

Board Member
AVID

Member
New York State Advisory Panel

Advisory Council Member
The Computing Technology Industry Association Inc

Fellow
The Broad Superintendents Academy

Member
Asbury First United Methodist Church

Host Committee Member
The National Association of Haitian Professionals

Executive Committee Member
American Association of School Administrators

Secretary of Education
United States

Board Member
Teach for America DC Region

Member, Board
Rochester Association of Paraprofessionals

Superintendent
Rochester School

Education

Broad Academy

Broad Superintendent's Academy

Jefferson High School

Superintendents' Academy of the Broad Center for the Management of School Systems

Bachelor's Degree

Chemistry

Queens College

Master's Degree

School Administration & Supervision

City College of New York

Master's Degree

School Administration & Supervision

The City College of New York

Master's Degree

Science Education

Queens College

Master's Degree with honors

School Administration & Supervision

The City University of New York/City College of New York

Masters

Education

City College of New York for School Administration and Supervision

associate degrees

bachelor's degree

international studies

State University of New York at Brockport

master's degree

State University of New York at Brockport

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Staff and Board of Directors | School Leaders Network --- Connect | Lead | Succeed

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Jean-Claude Brizard

President UpSpring Education Group
Jean-Claude Brizard is President of UpSpring Education Group. He is former CEO of Chicago Public Schools and former superintendent of the Rochester, NY School District. Under Mr. Brizard's leadership, both districts saw substantial improvements in student performance. His experience includes a 21-year career as an educator and administrator with the NYC Department of Education.
Mr. Brizard is a Fellow of the Broad Center, a Fellow of the third class of the Pahara-Aspen Education Fellowship, and a member of the Aspen Institute's Global Leadership Network.


Jean-Claude ...

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Jean-Claude Brizard

President of UpSpring Education Group
Former Chief Executive of Chicago Public Schools
Jean-Claude Brizard is President of UpSpring Education Group, a network of highly experienced education practitioners and education sector leaders who partner with mid-sized, high poverty districts to build transformational plans for reform, ensure the capacity to execute with excellence and design toward a community's ultimate measure of success.
Mr. Brizard spent the 2013 calendar year as an advisor to the leadership of College Board developing the organization's career readiness initiative. This engagement culminated in a strategic plan for integrating career readiness into the College Board's mission and a special supplement that was published as part of the 45 th edition of the PDK/Gallup Poll of the Public's Attitudes Toward the Public Schools. He is the former Chief Executive of Chicago Public Schools. Prior to his appointment in Chicago, he was Superintendent of Schools for the Rochester, NY School District. Under Mr. Brizard's leadership, both the Chicago Public Schools and the Rochester City School District saw substantial improvements in student performance. He introduced a comprehensive change agenda across the Chicago Public Schools, including closing a significant budget gap of more than $1.3B over two fiscal years while preserving core reforms and investing in classrooms. He developed a new framework for teaching and the system saw record increases in student achievement, graduation rates and on college readiness benchmarks. He created a Blueprint for reform that will continue to serve as roadmap for years to come.
Mr. Brizard's experience also includes a 21-year career as an educator and administrator with the NYC Department of Education. He served as a Regional Superintendent, supervising more than 100 schools in the Borough of Brooklyn and he also served as the system's Executive Director for secondary schools. He is a National Trustee of the Chicago Field Museum of Natural History, Teach for America DC Region, founding board chair of Anseye Pou Ayiti (Teach for Haiti) and New Voice Strategies (VIVA Teachers).
A licensed commercial pilot, Mr. Brizard credits his parents-both of whom were educators-with inspiring him to pursue a career in education. He holds a Master's Degree with honors in School Administration & Supervision from The City University of New York/City College of New York and a Master's Degree in Science Education from Queens College, as well as a Bachelor's Degree in Chemistry from Queens College.
Mr. Brizard is a Fellow of the Broad Center, a Fellow of the third class of the Pahara-Aspen Education Fellowship, and a member of the Aspen Institute's Global Leadership Network.


About Us - Cross & Joftus | Edstrategies

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Jean-Claude Brizard

Jean-Claude Brizard is President of UpSpring Education Group, a network of highly experienced education practitioners and education sector leaders who partner with mid-sized, high poverty districts to build transformational plans for reform, ensure the capacity to execute with excellence and help redefine the way that success is measured.
Mr. Brizard spent the 2013 calendar year as an advisor to the leadership of College Board developing the organization's career readiness initiative. This engagement culminated in a strategic plan for integrating career readiness into the College Board's mission and a special supplement that was published as part of the 45th edition of the PDK/Gallup Poll of the Public's Attitudes Toward the Public Schools. He is the former Chief Executive of Chicago Public Schools. Prior to his appointment in Chicago, he was Superintendent of Schools for the Rochester, NY School District. Under Mr. Brizard's leadership, both the Chicago Public Schools and the Rochester City School District saw substantial improvements in student performance. He introduced a comprehensive change agenda across the Chicago Public Schools, including closing a significant budget gap of more than $1.3B over two fiscal years while preserving core reforms and investing in classrooms. He developed a new framework for teaching and the system saw record increases in student achievement, graduation rates and on college readiness benchmarks. He created a Blueprint for reform that will continue to serve as roadmap for years to come.
Mr. Brizard's experience also includes a 21-year career as an educator and administrator with the NYC Department of Education. He served as a Regional Superintendent, supervising more than 100 schools in the Borough of Brooklyn and he also served as the system's Executive Director for secondary schools. Mr. Brizard is a Fellow of the Broad Center and of the Aspen Institute's Global Leadership Network.


MDR's EdNET Education Networking Conference

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Jean-Claude Brizard Senior Advisor The College Board

Jean-Claude Brizard is currently a Senior Advisor at the College Board. He is the former Chief Executive of Chicago Public Schools and Superintendent of Schools for the Rochester, New York School District.
Under Mr. Brizard's leadership, both the Chicago Public Schools and the Rochester City School District saw improvements in student performance. He introduced a comprehensive change agenda across the Chicago Public Schools, and the system saw record increases in student achievement, in graduation rates, and on college readiness benchmarks. Brizard also led the District's move to full adoption of the Common Core State Standards.
Mr. Brizard's experience also includes a 21-year career as an educator and administrator with the New York City Department of Education. He served as a Regional Superintendent and also served as the system's Executive Director for Secondary Schools.
Mr. Brizard is a Fellow of the Broad Center and the Aspen Institute's Global Leadership Network.


News | Edstrategies

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Jean-Claude Brizard joins Cross & Joftus as Partner and Vice President

Jean-Claude Brizard, a noted educator with experience as the district leader in Chicago and Rochester and as an educator and administrator in the New York City Department of Education, joins Cross & Joftus as a partner and vice president. Current partners Christopher Cross, Scott Joftus, Sharon Deich, and Monica Rosen are pleased to join with Mr. Brizard in further expanding the firm's broad expertise.
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In addition to helping Cross & Joftus serve existing clients, such as Omaha Public Schools and the District of Columbia's Office of the State Superintendent of Education (OSSE), Mr. Brizard will be managing two practice areas-one devoted to helping local and state leaders transform under-performing school systems and another focused on education-to-career policies and practices at the local and state levels.
Mr. Brizard spent the 2013 calendar year as an advisor to the leadership of College Board developing the organization's career-readiness initiative. This engagement culminated in a strategic plan for integrating career readiness into the College Board's mission and a special supplement that was published as part of the 45th edition of the PDK/Gallup Poll of the Public's Attitudes Toward the Public Schools. He is the former Chief Executive of Chicago Public Schools. Prior to his appointment in Chicago, he was Superintendent of Schools for the Rochester (NY) School District.
Under Mr. Brizard's leadership, both the Chicago Public Schools and the Rochester City School District saw substantial improvements in student performance. He introduced a comprehensive change agenda across the Chicago Public Schools, including closing a significant budget gap of more than $1.3 billion over two fiscal years while preserving core reforms and investing in classrooms. He developed a new framework for teaching, and the system saw record increases in student achievement, graduation rates, and on college-readiness benchmarks. He created a Blueprint for reform that will continue to serve as roadmap for years to come.
Mr. Brizard's experience also includes a 21-year career as an educator and administrator with the New York City Department of Education, finishing his tenure as a Regional Superintendent, supervising more than 100 schools in the Borough of Brooklyn. He is a National Trustee of the Chicago Field Museum of Natural History, board member of Teach for America DC Region and New Voices Strategies (VIVA Teachers - a teacher voice organization), and founding board chair of Anseye Pou Ayiti (Teach for Haiti). In addition, Mr. Brizard is a Fellow of the Broad Center, a Fellow of the Pahara-Aspen Institute Education Fellowship, and a member of the Aspen Institute's Global Leadership Network.
A licensed commercial pilot, Mr. Brizard credits his parents-both of whom were educators-with inspiring him to pursue a career in education.
"We are thrilled that Jean-Claude is joining Cross & Joftus," said chairman Christopher Cross.
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"Aside from his unmatched experience and knowledge of the field, Jean-Claude is a highly principled, incredibly engaging leader who believes that public schools can and must educate all children if our country is going to be successful.
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Jean-Claude Brizard discusses the keys to great Career-Technical Education in College Board article
C&J partner Jean-Claude Brizard details the core components of successful Career-Technical Education programs and explains the way forward for strong CTE development in Toward a Common Model of Career-Technical Education.
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Jean-Claude Brizard
Jean-Claude Brizard is a Partner and Vice President of the education policy consulting firm Cross & Joftus, where he leads the firm's school and district transformation work with states and districts as well as the firm's CTE and workforce development practice area. Brizard is a noted educator with experience as the district leader in Chicago and Rochester and as an educator and administrator in the New York City Department of Education.
Prior to joining the firm, Brizard was president of UpSpring Education Group, a network of highly experienced education practitioners and education sector leaders who partner with mid-sized, high-poverty districts to build transformational plans for reform, ensure the capacity to execute with excellence and help redefine the way that success is measured. Brizard spent the 2013 calendar year as an advisor to the leadership of College Board developing the organization's career readiness initiative. This engagement culminated in a strategic plan for integrating career readiness into the College Board's mission and a special supplement that was published as part of the 45th edition of the PDK/Gallup Poll of the Public's Attitudes Toward the Public Schools.
Brizard is the former Chief Executive of Chicago Public Schools. Prior to his appointment in Chicago, he was Superintendent of Schools for the Rochester, NY School District. Under Brizard's leadership, both the Chicago Public Schools and the Rochester City School District saw substantial improvements in student performance. Brizard introduced a comprehensive change agenda across the Chicago Public Schools, including closing a significant budget gap of more than $1.3B over two fiscal years while preserving core reforms and investing in classrooms. He developed a new framework for teaching, and the system saw record increases in student achievement and graduation rates and on college readiness benchmarks. He created a Blueprint for reform that will continue to serve as roadmap for years to come.
Brizard's experience also includes a 21-year career as an educator and administrator with the NYC Department of Education. He served as a Regional Superintendent, supervising more than 100 schools in the Borough of Brooklyn, and he also served as the system's Executive Director for secondary schools. Brizard is a Fellow of the Broad Center and of the Aspen Institute's Global Leadership Network.
...
Jean-Claude Brizard
Jean-Claude Brizard is a Partner and Vice President of the education policy consulting firm Cross & Joftus, where he leads the firm's school and district transformation work with states and districts as well as the firm's CTE and workforce development practice area. Brizard is a noted educator with experience as the district leader in Chicago and Rochester and as an educator and administrator in the New York City Department of Education.
Prior to joining the firm, Brizard was president of UpSpring Education Group, a network of highly experienced education practitioners and education sector leaders who partner with mid-sized, high-poverty districts to build transformational plans for reform, ensure the capacity to execute with excellence and help redefine the way that success is measured. Brizard spent the 2013 calendar year as an advisor to the leadership of College Board developing the organization's career readiness initiative. This engagement culminated in a strategic plan for integrating career readiness into the College Board's mission and a special supplement that was published as part of the 45th edition of the PDK/Gallup Poll of the Public's Attitudes Toward the Public Schools.
Brizard is the former Chief Executive of Chicago Public Schools. Prior to his appointment in Chicago, he was Superintendent of Schools for the Rochester, NY School District. Under Brizard's leadership, both the Chicago Public Schools and the Rochester City School District saw substantial improvements in student performance. Brizard introduced a comprehensive change agenda across the Chicago Public Schools, including closing a significant budget gap of more than $1.3B over two fiscal years while preserving core reforms and investing in classrooms. He developed a new framework for teaching, and the system saw record increases in student achievement and graduation rates and on college readiness benchmarks. He created a Blueprint for reform that will continue to serve as roadmap for years to come.
Brizard's experience also includes a 21-year career as an educator and administrator with the NYC Department of Education. He served as a Regional Superintendent, supervising more than 100 schools in the Borough of Brooklyn, and he also served as the system's Executive Director for secondary schools. Brizard is a Fellow of the Broad Center and of the Aspen Institute's Global Leadership Network.

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