Chief Executive Officer – Natasha Trivers

Natasha was raised in Brooklyn and Queens, NYC. She attended public schools her whole life and has made a deep commitment to change educational outcomes for low-income students in America. Natasha joined Democracy Prep in 2011 as Assistant Principal of Democracy Prep Charter High School (DPCHS). In 2013, Natasha took the helm as Principal of DPCHS, and under her leadership the school expanded its Advanced Placement course offerings, improved Regents exam results, and increased the number of graduates annually, as well as the number of acceptances to Tier 1 colleges.

In 2017, Natasha was promoted to Democracy Prep’s Superintendent where she oversaw the implementation and success of the academic program across all 21 schools in the Democracy Prep network. In April 2019, Natasha was promoted to Chief Executive Officer, where she makes strategic decisions in order to ensure excellence with regard to Democracy Prep’s mission, expansion efforts, and academic and civics results.

Prior to joining Democracy Prep, Natasha taught English at Academy of the Pacific Rim Charter High School in Boston, Massachusetts. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in English from Rutgers University; a Master of Education in English Education from Teachers College, Columbia University; and a Master of Education in Educational Leadership from Simmons College.