Frederick Brown

Deputy Executive Director

Learning Forward

Fred Brown

Prior to joining Learning Forward, Brown served as a senior program officer for the Wallace Foundation where he guided the work of several major grantees. Previously, Brown was director of the Leadership Academy and Urban Network for Chicago (LAUNCH), an organization whose mission was to identify, train, and support principals for the Chicago Public Schools. Brown has been an elementary school teacher and principal as well as a middle school assistant principal.

The institute was the best professional development activity I have ever engaged in. The atmosphere created was very conducive to learning.

— Chanda Telleen, Educational Consultant

I have strategies and supports to more effectively lead the change that is happening in my state and my region. I feel prepared to tackle complex issues with facilitation more effectively.

— Norma Gerrell, Learning Forward, TN Affiliate