Michael Kohlhagen

Board Member

Michael joined the Board in 2020 to help Urban Choice. He is Chief Executive Officer of the Center for Educational Innovation (CEI), a non-profit educational support organization that is helping Urban Choice implement new policies and programs to benefit our students. Prior to taking over leadership at CEI, Michael served as Superintendent of Schools in Wethersfield, Connecticut where he fought for equity and opportunity for all students in a culturally diverse and once splintered community. Over his career in education, spanning nearly three decades, Michael has successfully initiated educational policies and practices that improve outcomes for students in grades pre-K to 12.

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