Fellowship Role: Chief Academic Officer, KIPP St. Louis (St. Louis, MO)
Pre-Fellowship Role: Chief Academic Officer, KIPP St. Louis (St. Louis, MO)
Jeremy Esposito is the Chief Academic Officer for KIPP St. Louis Public Schools, establishing the instructional vision for St Louis’s six KIPP schools. Prior to becoming the Chief Academic Officer, Jeremy was the School Leader and Founder of KIPP Inspire Academy, the first KIPP school in St Louis. At KIPP Inspire, Jeremy and his team led students to post some of the most dramatic growth gains on the NWEA of any school in KIPP during its first year: 19 percentile points in reading, 25 in language usage, and 26 in math. These gains were the highest or second highest in the KIPP network in all content areas. As a regional leader, Jeremy has helped KIPP expand from serving 70 5th grade students to more than 2,500 students in grades K-11.
Jeremy holds a Master’s Degree in Education from National Louis University and a B.S. in Journalism and English from Northwestern University. He is also a graduate of the National Principals Academy Fellowship, the National Principals Supervisor Academy Fellowship, and the Leverage Leadership Institute at the Relay Graduate School of Education.