Patrick Haugh, Chief Executive Officer
Patrick Haugh has had an extensive career leading urban education improvement and innovation efforts across the country. Prior to joining Teaching Trust, Patrick was the Vice President of Program Investments at The Chicago Public Education Fund, a non-profit organization that applies principles of venture capital to transform public education in Chicago. He previously worked in strategic human capital consulting and was Assessment Manager at Chicago Public Schools, where he led the launch of an instructionally-focused, quarterly assessment program for more than 200,000 students across 500+ schools. Patrick was also a part of the founding team at The Grow Network, an internationally recognized leader in assessment reporting and personalized instruction. Patrick’s career in education began as a Teach For America corps member in the Bronx. He earned a BA in American Studies from Georgetown University and an MBA from Olin Business School at Washington University in St. Louis.
Alli Myatt, Chief Operating Officer
Alli Myatt is a strategic leader with over a decade of experience in education. Before joining Teaching Trust, she spent several years at Teach For America, where she led in a variety of roles, advising a portfolio of TFA regions on fundraising strategy, as well as leading TFA’s National District & School Partnerships Regional Support team. Prior to her work with TFA, Alli was Project Director at The New Teacher Project, overseeing effective teacher recruitment and hiring practices in Houston ISD, and also ran the Louisiana Teaching Fellows program. She began her nonprofit career as a funder to other nonprofits in the community development field, where she made grants and loans to social impact organizations around the U.S., managed a $20 million portfolio, and was a consultant for The Bridgespan Group, a strategy consulting firm focused on supporting nonprofits and foundations. Alli earned her BS in Hotel Administration from Cornell University and an MBA from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.
Stephanie Stewart, Ph.D., Chief Program Officer
Stephanie Stewart has almost twenty years of experience in education and has worked in a combination of charter and traditional public schools. Most recently, she served as Deputy Chief Academic Officer of Jefferson Parish Public Schools, the largest school district in Louisiana. For four years, Stephanie directed the district’s leadership program, providing professional development to principals, and she created a leadership pipeline program. She designed and executed the district’s competency-based principal selection process, used to hire more than 40 principals over a three year period. She also headed the performance management team, responsible for creating tools and supporting all teacher and principal evaluations, which were based equally on observation and measurable student outcomes. Stephanie started teaching as a Teach For America corps member in the Mississippi Delta and became a principal at Noble Street Charter School in Chicago through the New Leaders program. Stephanie earned her BS in Journalism from the University of Colorado, as well as a Masters in Curriculum & Instruction and a Ph.D. in School Leadership, both from the University of Mississippi.