Arun Ramanathan

Arun Ramanathan
Arun Ramanathan
Chief Executive Officer,
Pivot Learning
Arun Ramanathan is the chief executive officer of Pivot Learning. The Oakland, California-based nonprofit works with high-needs school districts across the country to develop solutions to educational equity problems to ensure that all students graduate prepared for college and career. Prior to joining Pivot, Dr. Ramanathan served as the executive director of the Education Trust - West and as chief student services officer in the San Diego Unified School District. He began his career as a special education teacher and paraprofessional. Dr. Ramanathan earned a doctorate in Administration, Policy and Social Planning from Harvard University’s Graduate School of Education.
Publications by Arun Ramanathan
The Implications of Marin’s Rising Pension Costs and Tax Revolt for Increasing Education Funding
Voters in Marin County have long been willing to pass parcel taxes to fund their schools. In 2016, taxes faced unprecedented opposition from local activists; taxes in Kentfield and Mill Valley were defeated or passed by previously unheard-of narrow…