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Susan K. Sclafani

Susan K. Sclafani

Managing Director, Chartwell Education Group LLC

Prior to joining the Commission as Director of State Services, Sclafani served in the Bush Administration as the Assistant Secretary for Vocational and Adult Education from 2003-2005 and Counselor to the Secretary. Previously, Dr. Sclafani worked in a variety of roles at the Houston Independent School District, culminating in Chief of Staff for Educational Services. Prior to that, she was a teacher of mathematics, a magnet school leader, and a central office administrator in the departments of technology, curriculum development and construction management. She is a charter member of Superintendents Prepared, an initiative to identify and train the next generation of urban superintendents. Sclafani was co-director of the State Alliance for High Performance at NCEE.