Education Elements Announces David Irwin as New Managing Partner
Irwin brings significant experience supporting large K-12 districts across the United States as former lead of Gartner's K-12 practice
Education Elements, a consultancy supporting public school districts to become more student-centered, welcomes David Irwin to its team of Managing Partners where he will be responsible for supporting school district leaders in their efforts to transform their districts.
Upon joining Education Elements, Irwin will continue the next chapter in his mission to transform public education. For the past 14 years, Irwin has worked at Gartner Inc., the world's leading IT research and advisory firm, in several roles including supporting state and local government clients and edtech providers, leading North American consulting operations, and spearheading product development for their events division.
For the last 8 years, Irwin served as a senior managing partner and led Gartner's K-12 education practice, partnering with school boards, superintendents, chief academic officers and chief information officers, and supporting mission critical transformational initiatives. Irwin's past and recent clients include: NYC Department of Education, Houston Independent School District, The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Broward County Schools (FL), Louisiana Department of Education, Arlington Public Schools, Dallas Independent School District, Fulton County Schools and Buffalo Public Schools.
"We are thrilled to welcome David to the team," said Anthony Kim, Education Elements' Founder & CEO. "He brings a breadth and depth of experience that will help us support districts through some of their biggest challenges."
Irwin is looking forward to expanding Education Elements' current capabilities beyond personalized learning, competency-based learning, OER adoption and curriculum alignment, by drawing on his career in the public sector. "I am honored to be part of Education Elements where I'll be continuing the work I started over eight years ago. I am confident we will become the premier consultancy helping school systems solve the most challenging problems today and in the future," Irwin said.
In addition to Irwin, Education Elements' managing partners include Anthony Kim, Amy Jenkins, Angela Chubb and Ray Rozycki. For more information about Education Elements and its team, visit www.edelements.com.
About Education Elements
Education Elements works with districts to build and support dynamic school systems that meet the needs of every learner, today and tomorrow. They take the time to understand the unique challenges school leaders face, and then customize the Education Elements approach for each district. Ed Elements has worked with hundreds of districts across the country. They bring deep expertise, design thinking, expert facilitation and the spirit of collaboration, along with their extensive toolkit of resources and technology, to deliver sustainable results. Please visit http://www.edelements.com to learn more.