Nominated by Dr. Stephen Robinson
Carlos Moreno has been a teacher, principal, and director. He currently serves as executive director for Big Picture Learning, a nonprofit organization originating in 1995. Big Picture Learning was developed in the United States, but has reached over 150 high-quality, non-traditional schools designed to tackle systemic issues related to equity in education on a global scale. In partnership with the Internationals Network for Public Schools, he also co-founded, and leads, the Deeper Learning Equity Fellowship. Carlos holds undergraduate degrees in marketing and business from Johnson & Wales University, along with a master’s degree in educational leadership. Carlos was named a Pahara-Aspen Institute Fellow – a fellowship designed to sustain diverse, senior leaders who are reimagining public education. His work has resulted in an inspirational call and plan toward a student-centered education model capable of serving all students.