Drew Allsopp has spent his career working in urban schools and in urban education policy. Drew began his career as a teacher in NYC. More recently, he served as a director within the RI Department of Education, and as Director of Policy for RI Lt. Governor Dan McKee. Currently, Drew is Chief of Finance & Operations of the Nowell Academy, a Providence nonprofit organization and charter high school that prepares pregnant and parenting students for college, careers, and family life. He and his wife Lindsay moved to Jamestown in 2015; their two boys are in Jamestown schools.
Our schools are rightfully celebrated for excellent teaching, clear-eyed leadership, robust programs, and strong outcomes. As we look ahead, Drew is focused on the Jamestown Schools strategic plan. In particular, Drew will advocate for expanded and enhanced programs, and investment in our facilities, to meet the needs, goals, and hopes of our students.