Alexandrea Creer Kahn is the Senior Director of Academic Programs at Alder Graduate School of Education. Formerly she served as the Chief Academic Officer at Leadership Public Schools, a charter district that oversees three urban high schools. She began her career in education as an intern at the Level Playing Field Institute where she researched educational outreach opportunities available to high school students. After earning her B.A. in English at U.C. Berkeley, MS. Kahn worked as a School Improvement Partner at Partners In School Innovation. At Partners, she coached educators on how to use the results-oriented cycle of inquiry model to provide access and instructional support for underserved students. Her passion for quality education led her to earn an M.A in Education at Stanford University. In 2009, Ms. Kahn joined Leadership Public Schools Oakland Campus R&D as an English teacher. She has subsequently been promoted to Academic Dean and Assistant Principal before assuming the role of Principal in 2012. In 2016, she transitioned into the role as Director of Teaching and Learning and in 2017 she became the Chief Academic Officer.