Board of Directors
Director, Fiduciary Board
New York City, New York
Marc Sternberg is director of the Walton Family Foundation’s Systemic K-12 Education Reform Focus Area, in which he leads the foundation’s initiatives to improve K-12 education by empowering parents with quality options. Before joining Walton, Mr. Sternberg served as senior deputy chancellor at the New York City Department of Education. Mr. Sternberg’s experience in education began with Teach For America, serving as a corps member at a South Bronx middle school. He later served as founding principal of the Bronx Lab School, one of the city’s top-performing open enrollment schools. In 2009, he was selected as one of 15 White House Fellows to serve a one-year post in the Obama administration with the U.S. Department of Education.
Mr. Sternberg earned a bachelor’s degree from Princeton University, and a joint MBA and master’s degree in education from Harvard University.