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Reginald Lewis, AM

Reginald Lewis
Assistant Professor of Professional Practice
Executive Director, Newark City of Learning Collaborative (NCLC)

Reginald Lewis is an Assistant Professor of Professional Practice in the School of Public Affairs and Administration and is the Executive Director of the Newark City of Learning Collaborative (NCLC) at Rutgers University–Newark. He has more than 15 years of senior management experience from the philanthropic, nonprofit, state, and municipal government sectors. Prior to joining Rutgers, Lewis served as executive director of The Chad School Foundation, Inc., a Newark-based education policy and advocacy organization that seeks to improve conditions in public school systems serving disadvantaged and at-risk youths. He also has served as City Administrator for the City of East Orange and was appointed by President Obama as a Member of the U.S. Commission on Presidential Scholars.

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  • AM: The University of Chicago, (master's degree) Social Service Administration
  • BA: Morehouse College, Urban Studies