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Colleston Morgan

Orleans Parish School Board
Chief Strategy Officer
New Orleans, LA
Colleston Morgan, Jr. currently serves as chief strategy officer for the Orleans Parish School Board (OPSB), where he coordinates the development and implementation of the district’s plan to unify New Orleans’ system of public charter schools. Also, Colleston oversees the district’s data and analytics functions and facilitates district-wide policy development and intergovernmental affairs work.

Colleston joined OPSB as a founding member of the district’s charter school office. During his tenure with the organization, Colleston has helped to develop and lead all aspects of the district’s authorizing function, including overhauling the district’s charter school policies, managing the charter school application process, overseeing citywide authorizing strategic priorities, and leading the development of the district’s first School Performance Framework.

Colleston’s prior work in education includes time with the Superintendent’s Delivery Unit at the Louisiana Department of Education. He also has classroom experience as a civics, free enterprise, and world history teacher at G.W. Carver High School in New Orleans, Louisiana, where he served as a Teach For America corps member and was recognized as the school’s Teacher of the Year.

Colleston earned an AB in government from Harvard University, an MPP from the University of Chicago Harris, and was a 2014 NACSA Leaders fellow. He resides in New Orleans with his wife Kristen, and his two daughters, Charlotte “Charlie” Dawn and Colby Ann.