Jeremy Resnick serves as the Executive Director and is a founder of Propel Schools. With his leadership, Propel Schools has grown to be a regional force in efforts to reform Southwestern Pennsylvania public education, serving more than 2,400 students at eight locations in Allegheny County.
Propel Schools has become one of Pennsylvania’s top performing charter school organizations with long waiting lists and with student achievement results better than any demographically comparable public school district.
His work has been recognized with the Pittsburgh Business Times’ 2007 Diamond Award and the Pittsburgh Social Venture Partners’ 2009 Social Venture Award.
Prior to founding Propel, he was a founder and the Administrative and Educational Leader at Northside Urban Pathways Charter School, a founder and director of the Charter Schools Project at Duquesne University, founder and director of the Steel Center Technical Academy, and a teacher in the Pittsburgh Public Schools