Chris Lehmann is the founding principal of the Science Leadership Academy , a progressive science and technology high school in Philadelphia, PA. The Science Leadership Academy is an inquiry-driven, project-based, 1:1 laptop school that is considered to be one of the pioneers of the School 2.0 movement nationally and internationally. The school was recognized by Ladies Home Journal as one of the Ten Most Amazing Schools in the US, has been recognized as an Apple Distinguished School from 2009 through 2013 and has been written about in many publications. This year, Lehmann oversaw the expansion of the new SLA Middle School in West Philadelphia. He’s Assistant Superintendent of the Innovation Network for the School District and co-chair of EduCon.

Category: 2016 - Mission Leader of the Year

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