Chris Maher has served in the public education sector for more than two decades to implement sustainable and scalable solutions to improve outcomes for all students. At Cambiar, he leads the Cambiar Catalyst Fellowship where he coaches and develops public school systems leaders across the country.Prior to joining Cambiar, Maher served for four years as Superintendent of Providence, where he expanded rigorous programming for students, disrupted the school-to-prison pipeline, recruited and retained talented diverse leaders, and restructured the district to reallocate more staff and resources to schools. Maher has worked in a number of different roles in his career in education, as a teacher, principal, district administrator, nonprofit executive, public school advocate, and in other leadership capacities. He holds a Master’s Degree in Public Administration from New York University and a Graduate Certificate in Supervision and Administration from the Johns Hopkins University School of Education. He received his Bachelor’s Degree from the College of Wooster in Ohio. Maher has participated in the Broad Academy, Harvard University's Public Education Leadership Program, Harvard University's By All Means Initiative, the College Board's National Superintendent's Advisory Committee, and numerous other educational leadership roles.