Kaya Henderson

Kaya Henderson

Lead Global Learning Lab

Kaya Henderson leads the Global Learning Lab for Community Impact at Teach For All. She seeks to grow the impact of local, globally informed leaders, all over the world, who are catalyzing community and system-level change to provide children with education, support, and opportunity to shape a better future. She is best known for serving as Chancellor of DC Public Schools (2010-2016). Her tenure was marked by years of enrollment growth, an increase in graduation rates, improvements in student satisfaction and teacher retention, increases in AP participation and pass rates, and the greatest growth of any urban district on the National Assessment of Education Progress (NAEP) over multiple years.Most recently, Kaya has served as a Fellow with the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, a Superintendent-in-Residence with the Broad Leadership Academy, a coach with Cambiar Education, and a Distinguished Scholar in Residence at Georgetown University.