Matt Coleman



Dr. Matt Coleman is the CEO of Inflexion. His focus on school systems change has produced demonstrable results, is rooted in organizational theory and informed by Matt’s extensive experience working at every level of the secondary education system, as an educational assistant, middle and high school teacher, high school assistant principal, middle and high school principal, director of secondary education, and assistant superintendent.  In his administrative roles, Matt supported significant change resulting in improved outcomes for all students—with a positive, differential impact on students who have been historically underserved. In his role as assistant superintendent in Springfield Public Schools, he led high school reform efforts that increased cohort graduation rates, decreased dropout rates, increased enrollment in advanced programs, and significantly reduced the gap in achievement between different racial groups. In recognition of his service to Springfield Public Schools, Matt received the 2014 Excellence in Achievement Award from the Confederation of Oregon School Administrators.At Inflexion, Matt has led an intentional shift to support school leaders building their capacity to lead and to create the conditions for school change. Inflexion’s work is anchored to the belief in the potential in every student and a desire to transform the student experience through inclusive practices aligned with a shared, holistic set of student outcomes. Inflexion uses technology to deliver a suite of five, interconnected services that includes 1:1 coaching and monthly participation in a networked improvement community. The suite of services is called Portico. Over 120 schools are currently engaged in Portico and part of the Inflexion community.