Andrew Frishman

Andrew Frishman

Co-Executive Director

Big Picture Learning

In the spring of 2002 Andrew heard a student describe his unique transformational learning experiences at The Met High School in Providence RI the “mother ship” of the Big Picture Learning network. That fall Andrew joined the Met as an Advisor (Teacher) working with a 9th grade advisory group through to their graduation in 2006. He then moved to CA to support the development of the Met Sacramento High School worked with its first graduating class and became the school’s first “Learning Through Internship Coordinator.” Andrew has assisted with the expansion of the Big Picture Network in a variety of capacities including supporting the launch of innovative schools across the US and internationally. Along the way he has melded experiences from a MAT an administrative credential focused on urban schools and a Health Leadership Program into a belief that student-centered education is a crucial determinant of both individual life outcomes as well as community well-being. He completed the Education Leadership Program (EdLD) at Harvard Graduate School of Education the Harvard Kennedy School and Harvard Business School and joined the leadership team of Big Picture Learning in 2013. He is currently the Co-Executive Director at Big Picture Learning.

Monday, April 4, 2022

3:00 pm
3:40 pm

Career Readiness: Expanding the Edge

Coronado B, Level 4

Invigorating the Youthforce: Mentorships, Social Capital and Work-based Learning