Spencer Blasdale has been a member of the Board of Directors since 2015. He is particularly interested in urban education as well as organizations that provide education to empower students of all racial and ethnic backgrounds to achieve their full potential.
Spencer is currently the Executive Director at the Academy of the Pacific Rim Charter Public School, a position that he held from 2000-2007 and assumed again in 2016. In his role as Executive Director he leads the school to ensure student success as well as organizational viability. Prior to this role he served as Chief Executive Officer of SchoolWorks, providing leadership and decision-making for the company, including the development and execution of the company’s strategic plan. He has spent the past 25 years in the field of education, beginning with a teaching internship at The Park School in Brookline, Massachusetts and working as a teacher, administrator and service partner to district schools in Chicago and Boston.
Spencer currently serves as Board Chair of the Charlie Sposato Graduate School of Education and also serves as a Board member of Boston Day and Evening Academy. He lives in Greater Boston.