Dr. Rasheed Hakim Meadows is the CEO of High Tech High (HTH), an integrated network of 16 charter schools serving more than 5000 students in grades K-12 across four campuses in San Diego, CA.
Before joining HTH, Dr. Meadows served as a Vice President at TNTP, overseeing the national organization’s consulting work in the Northeast, helping educators, schools, and school systems more effectively meet students’ needs. He also was a leader in TNTP’s equity innovation work, pushing the organization to become a more diverse, equitable, and inclusive place, and managing TNTP’s first team to help schools and districts do the same. Meadows also founded TNTP’s Bridge Fellowship, an award granted to “bold leaders with a history of advancing big ideas in their field,” aiming to improve outcomes and school experiences for Black and Latino young men.
Prior to joining TNTP, Rasheed served as Network Superintendent for Boston Public Schools, where he led schools serving over 5,000 students and directly supported 15 principals and their leadership teams. Rasheed began his career as a science and technology teacher before serving as Dean of Students at a large, public high school in Cambridge, MA. Later, he became a founding administrator at a Boston public middle school, and then Founding Headmaster at Boston’s Urban Science Academy, where he substantially raised graduation rates, narrowed achievement gaps, and achieved some of the highest graduation rates for special education students in the district.
Rasheed holds a bachelor’s in biology from Yale University, as well as a master’s in teaching and curriculum and a doctorate in education leadership from Harvard University