Diane Tavenner

Co-Founder and CEO, Summit Public Schools

Diane Tavenner is co-founder and CEO of Summit Public Schoolswhich operates eleven schools in California and Washington and a free program now in over 330 schoolsSummit Learning, its personalized approach to teaching and learning. Previously a teacher and administrator at California public schools, Tavenner is a member and moderator of the Pahara-Aspen Education Fellowship, a fellow in the Broad Academy, and a member of the Young Presidents Organization. Summit’s accolades include being named among the top schools in California and in the nation by U.S. News & World Report and one of the world’s Top 10 Most Innovative Companies in Education by Fast Company. 

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