The U School
Neil has been a passionate, and successful educator in the district for over 8 years (West Philadelphia High School, FLC, and the U School). In this wonderful city he has grown small learning communities (Urban Leadership Academy), a school (The U School) and family (lovely wife and two little ladies). He spent over two years as a principal intern at Franklin Learning Center, and led efforts to integrate design-thinking into high school courses. Neil earned his teaching credential in Urban Education from the University of Pennsylvania, and holds a B.A. in History and Political Science from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a M.Ed. in Educational Leadership from Lehigh University. Neil enjoys exploring our city, gardening, reiterating the casa and spending time with his family. He is passionate about Philadelphia and its people. He believes that the best schools are the product of stakeholder collaboration to build supportive, meaningful and empowering learning environments.