Matt Coleman, DEd, has worked at every level of the secondary education system. He has served as educational assistant, middle school teacher, high school teacher, high school assistant principal, middle school principal, high school principal, director of secondary education, and assistant superintendent. In his administrative roles, Matt supported significant change resulting in improved outcomes for all kids—with a positive, differential impact on students who have been historically underserved. In his role as assistant superintendent in Springfield Public Schools, Matt led and supported high school reform efforts that increased cohort graduation rates, decreased dropout rates, increased enrollment in advanced programs, and significantly reduced the gap in achievement between different cultural groups. In recognition of his service to Springfield Public Schools, Matt received the 2014 Excellence in Achievement Award from the Confederation of Oregon School Administrators. Dr. Coleman received his DEd at the University of Oregon in 2008 with an emphasis on learning assessment systems and performance.