Dr. Sukh Kaur joined the UPD team to support the work implementing a continuous improvement process that is grounded in equity and design thinking throughout the state of Nevada. As the CEO of EDreimagined, Sukh provides consulting support for entrepreneurs looking to launch innovative school models as well as districts looking to create the conditions necessary to authorize high-quality, equitable schools. Prior to this, Sukh led the schools strategy at City Education Partners. She supported investments into 13,500 autonomous seats within the city’s urban core, two district partnerships and the launch of Texas’ first school incubator program. She has also served as a part-time faculty professor at Trinity University teaching in the Master of Educational Leadership program.

Sukh started her career in human rights through an international fellowship in Chile, Rwanda and India. Transitioning to education via Teach for America, Sukh served in various teaching and school leadership roles within HoustonISD.  Sukh’s passion in education is rooted in creating an equitable playing field for all students and empowering schools to partner with communities to create more equitable school models for our most underserved populations.

Sukh received her BA from Rice University in Political Science, her MBA from Rice University’s Educational Entrepreneurship Program and her EdD from Vanderbilt University in K-12 Educational Leadership. She also serves on the governing boards for various education and philanthropic organizations.