He’s the guy from Noble Street talking to Emanuel.
“I believe that CEO Brizard and his team are going to make progressive decisions in the best interest of our students. I am honored to be a part of their team in helping make a positive multigenerational change for the students and families of Chicago,” said Oliver Sicat, newly appointed Chief Portfolio Officer. Oliver is currently the founding principal of UIC College Prep – Noble Street Charter School since 2008. In 2011, the first year their juniors took the ACT exam, UIC College Prep became the highest performing non-selective school in Chicago. Sicat was a math teacher in Los Angeles, Boston and Chicago. Oliver was named Teacher of the Year-Boston 2006, and in 2001 founded a successful and nationally recognized non-profit organization, Emagine, to help under-resourced students successfully prepare and enroll into college. He holds a B.S from the University of Southern California and an Ed.M from Harvard.
Via CPS. Whaddya think?