Jesse Solomon

Executive Director
Boston Plan for Excellence

Jesse Solomon is the Executive Director of Boston Plan for Excellence (BPE) and the founder of the Boston Teacher Residency program. BPE also runs the Dearborn STEM Academy (DSA), the Dudley Street Neighborhood Charter School, and Boston Promise Corps (BPC). Previously, he taught middle and high school math for 10 years at the King Open School in Cambridge, Brighton High School, and City on a Hill Public Charter School. He was a founding faculty member, lead teacher, and a member of the board of directors at City on a Hill, where he began and directed the Teachers' Institute, a school-based teacher preparation program. Mr. Solomon has been an instructor at the Harvard Graduate School of Education and is a National Board-certified teacher. He holds a BS in Mathematics from MIT and an MEd from the Harvard Graduate School of Education. The Barr Foundation named Mr. Solomon a Barr Foundation Fellow in 2009 for his leadership, and he is also a Pahara-Aspen Institute Education Fellow. He serves on the Board of Directors for Cambridge College, and is a member of Deans for Impact.