Chief Strategy Officer

Noah Bookman is the Chief Strategy Officer of CORE Districts. In his role, Noah leads CORE’s strategic initiatives, including CORE’s newly launched cross-district improvement community focused on math achievement gaps for African American and Hispanic/Latino youth, and CORE’s multi-district continuous improvement, holistic data system serving 1.8 million students.

As Chief Accountability Officer at CORE from 2013 to 2016, Noah oversaw the implementation of the CORE No Child Left Behind Waiver, which included a first of its kind whole child approach to school accountability, emphasizing academic success, social-emotional development and positive school culture-climate. He also led the development and implementation of two school intervention programs – School Pairing and Communities of Practice – that together operated in over 200 low performing Title I schools in the state of California.

Before CORE, Noah served as the Director of Performance Management for the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD). His responsibilities involved developing and implementing a coherent system to articulate, monitor and deliver outcomes for schools, for the regional and central office units that support and manage schools, and for the operational divisions of the District’s central office. Noah also played a leadership role in the District’s educator effectiveness initiative. Noah has also served as a Managing Director at the After-School-All-Stars (ASAS), a national after-school program for at-risk youth and was an English teacher in the LAUSD. He is a graduate of University of California, Los Angeles and has a Masters in Public Policy from the University of California’s Goldman School of Public Policy. Noah lives in the Greater Los Angeles Area with his middle school sweetheart, and their son and daughter.

Contact Noah at: noah@coredistricts.org