Darren Reed

Darren Reed , SVP, Regional School Services – Northern Region

Darren Reed, Senior Vice President, Regional School Services for the Northern Region, has nearly three decades of educational teaching and leadership experience in both the public and private sectors. Most recently, he was Stride's Vice President of School Leadership Development and School Support where he led the design, development, and implementation of programs and resources to help build world-class leadership across the schools we serve. Earlier in his career, Mr. Reed served as the original Vice President of Blended Schools, where he designed innovative school models in Chicago, San Francisco, and San Jose, California.

Prior to his current employment with Stride, Mr. Reed served as Executive Director for the Aspiring Principals Program at New Leaders in New York. He also served in school leadership roles within the Alexandria City, Fairfax County, and Newport News Public Schools earlier in his career.

Mr. Reed has received numerous recognitions as an award-winning teacher and school leader. He is a guest lecturer at The George Washington University where he holds an EdS in educational leadership. He also holds a master's degree in educational leadership, policy, and planning from The College of William and Mary and a bachelor's degree from Hiram College in Ohio.