Tom Sturtevant

As Executive Director, Tom oversees the Senior Leadership Team and is responsible for the school overall, grades K-12. Before coming to Hyde Leadership Charter School, Tom served as Founding Head of School at the SEED Foundation in Washington, D.C. The SEED Foundation supports a network of urban, public boarding schools, including campuses in Washington, D.C., Baltimore, and Miami. Tom’s work at SEED included school start-up planning and educational program development, as well as technology for teaching, learning, and idea sharing across the SEED network. Before working at SEED, Tom helped found Keystone Academy, a K-12 school in Beijing, China, and worked for an educational technology start-up in California called StudySync. Over the course of his career, Tom has held many leadership and teaching positions, including Head of School, Associate Head of School, High School Principal, Director of College Counseling, English teacher, environmental science teacher, and math teacher. Tom brings to Hyde his passionate commitment to developing the unique potential of each student through progressive education, whole-child engagement, and family partnership.