Arthur VanderVeen, Vice President of Business Strategy and Development at Compass Learning, brings extensive experience as a district administrator in New York City, the largest school district in the country. As Chief of Innovation, he founded and led the NYC Innovation Zone (iZone), an active community of 300 schools using digital technologies and innovative instructional approaches to personalize learning to the needs of individual students. He also ran New York City’s assessment program. Before that, he held several positions at the College Board, where he led the development of the College Board’s college readiness standards.
Arthur earned his Ph.D. in English from The University of Texas at Austin, his master’s degree in divinity and educational psychology from the Princeton Theological Seminary, and his bachelor’s degree in English from Colorado College.