Ken Herrera

Ken Herrera is the Senior Director of Data Analytics & Alumni Impact at Uncommon Schools, a network of 52 high-performing urban charter schools based in NY, NJ and MA. Before serving in his current role, Mr. Herrera was Uncommon’s founding Director of College Completion where he developed the organization’s network-wide strategy for improving the college completion rates of its graduates.  He began his career in education as an undergraduate admissions officer for Harvard University, where he participated in all aspects of the school’s recruitment and admission processes.  Later, he served as Director of Educational Counseling at College Coach, serving as an advisor to the families of employees of numerous Fortune 500 companies on topics ranging from study skills to the college admissions process as well as assisting the company’s leadership team with new product development. Mr. Herrera earned his Bachelor’s in Government from Harvard University and his M.B.A. from NYU’s Stern School of Business. 

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MCS is helping develop the type of citizens that our world needs in an increasingly complex and interdependent world.  They are poised to have tremendous impact given the ways in which MCS prepares them to thrive in this world with an eye toward positive change.  I'm excited to live in a world with ever more MCS alumni leading the way.
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