Alex comes to Lavinia Group after over a decade of working as a teacher, leader, and curriculum developer at the two highest performing charter networks in New York City. During his four years at Classical Charter Schools in the South Bronx, Alex oversaw the transformation of the network’s K-8 math program, while leading his school to perform in the top 1% on New York State Math and ELA assessments. Alex also coached, trained, and hired teachers and leaders for the network’s four schools. Prior to Classical, Alex served as an assistant principal, mentor teacher, and grade team leader at three Success Academy Charter Schools in Harlem. Alex holds a M.S. in Childhood Special Education from Touro College and a B.S. in Childhood Education from SUNY Plattsburgh. Alex is committed to providing students, teachers, and leaders with a joyful and rigorous learning experience that pushes all to realize their potential.