Silas Kulkarni is co-founder and Executive Director of Teaching Lab, a non-profit devoted to closing the opportunity gap through teacher-led professional learning. Silas is a nationally renowned expert on the Common Core State Standards and professional learning. Before founding Teaching Lab, he worked as a literacy expert at Student Achievement Partners and as a record-breaking math teacher in Harlem, NY and Washington DC. In 2011, Silas’ students in Southeast DC broke the citywide, all-time record for 8th grade math scores, scoring 100% proficient or above, with 62% scoring advanced. He has presented, published research, and led trainings around the country. Silas is a graduate of Yale University.
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