Chief Program Officer, Educate Texas
Chris Coxon currently serves as the Chief Program Officer for Educate Texas. Mr. Coxon previously served as the Deputy Superintendent for Teaching and Learning for the Boston Public Schools. During his tenure, the Broad Prize for Urban Education recognized the district as a finalist for four consecutive years and then as the winner in 2006. Mr. Coxon has also served as a principal, district administrator, and teacher in Puerto Rico for the Department of Defense Education Activity and in Dallas where he began his teaching career. He has served on various educational boards at the state and national level and has presented at various conferences across the country. In 2000, Mr. Coxon was selected into the Urban Superintendents Program at Harvard University. Mr. Coxon holds a bachelor’s degree from Benedictine College, a master’s degree in educational leadership from Phoenix University, and a master’s degree in administration, planning and social policy from Harvard University, where he is also a 2012doctoral candidate.