Yardstick Learning Hires Former Algiers Charter School Association CEO, Adrian Morgan, to Lead its School Turnaround Business

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Yardstick Learning has hired Adrian Morgan as the firm’s Executive Director of School Turnaround Services

Adrian Morgan is a dynamic and thoughtful leader who brings over twenty years of executive level experience turning around our nation’s most challenged schools. Prior to joining Yardstick, Adrian most recently served as the CEO of Louisiana’s largest Charter Management Organization, Algiers Charter School Association (ACSA), where he led the organization's transformation, serving over 4,300 students in grades Pre-Kindergarten through 12th grade. During his tenure at ACSA, Adrian successfully renewed six charters, dramatically increased enrollment and removed two schools from the state takeover list. In addition, Adrian led the complete organizational turnaround of ACSA including increasing revenues by over $10 million dollars, securing the award of nine (9) new charters for ACSA, and developing the organization’s first five-year strategic plan.

Adrian’s previous roles include COO of FirstLine Schools, General Manager at 4th Sector Solutions, and VP of Business Development with Edison Learning.

“Adrian is one of the most strategic school turnaround leaders in the nation with an endless track record of proven success. I’m elated that he’s at the helm of our most critical line of business,” said Dr. Ebbie Parsons, III, Yardstick’s Founder and Managing Partner.

Adrian’s passion for building a better world for children in need of tremendous support is what attracted him to join Yardstick Learning.

“I’m thrilled to join the Yardstick team and champion their School Turnaround efforts. We have a tremendous amount of work ahead of us and I couldn’t have joined a more capable team of committed leaders to transform the lives of our nation’s most deserving children,” said Morgan.

A certified teacher, Adrian completed his undergraduate degree at the University of Dayton, where he graduated with honors. Adrian also holds masters degrees in education from Teachers College, Columbia University, and in business from the University of Michigan where he earned his MBA.

Yardstick Learning is a leading global strategic management consulting firm operating in eighteen states and six countries providing specialized services to mission-driven organizations. Yardstick Learning is a certified Minority Business Enterprise (MBE), a Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Alumnus, and a Clinton Global Initiative partner organization. Yardstick’s expertise includes Education, Corporate Social Responsibility, Arts and Faith-Based initiatives.

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