Katie Herman


Katie has been building TenSquare’s school improvement practice for the past five years. She manages the TenSquare team and works with charter school boards and leaders on restructuring and school improvement efforts, strategic planning, charter renewals, executive searches, and general operational support.

From 2001 through 2008, Katie served as Managing Director and Development Director for Thurgood Marshall Academy Public Charter High School (TMA) and then served on the board an additional five years. In between her time at TMA and joining TenSquare, Katie led the development efforts of College Summit, a national college access organization.

As Vice President of Development, she built a national development team, oversaw a $9M annual goal, and developed the infrastructure to support 11 regional operations. Katie has experience in education research and evaluation from her work at Policy Studies Associates and is a committed educator with over twenty years of experience working with youth in Chicago, Providence, and Washington DC. She is a graduate of Brown University.