CEO of Collegiate Academies

Benjamin Marcovitz is the founder and CEO of Collegiate Academies (CA), currently operating three high schools in New Orleans. Beginning in 2007 with Sci Academy, CA has led the district in high school performance and has won honors from the Oprah Winfrey Show and US News & World Report. Ben taught in New Orleans, Washington, DC, and Boston. He holds a BA from Yale University and Ed.M. from the Harvard Graduate School of Education. His work at CA has earned him recognition from the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation, fellowships at Achievement First’s Charter Network Accelerator, the Pahara-Aspen Insititute, and the Broad Academy, as well as the Ryan Award for transformational urban school leadership.  He has served on the faculties of New Leaders and Leading Educators, and presents with Relay Graduate School of Education and Future Leaders in the United Kingdom, among others.