Dr. Peter Gorman brings more than 30 years of experience in education to his role as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Peter Gorman Leadership Associates LLC. He is the contributing editor for Board and Administrator, and the Superintendent in Residence for District Administration® Leadership Institute, the National Superintendents Academy, and Chiefs For Change. Prior starting his own firm, he worked four years for NewsCorp and their education subsidiary Amplify.
Dr. Gorman began his career as a second-grade teacher in Orlando, Fla. He worked as a teacher, principal, and district-level administrator in Orange, Seminole, and Osceola counties in Florida before becoming superintendent of schools in Tustin, Calif. In 2006, he became superintendent of Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools in, Charlotte, N.C. Under his leadership, the district won the 2011 Broad Prize in Urban Education for its increases in student achievement and closing of achievement gaps. Nineteen members of the Charlotte team have gone on to become superintendents.