Dr. Danny Rojas is the Director of Program Implementation and Strategy at the Rennie Center. He has over a decade of experience in program design, implementation, and management. In his role, he is responsible for overseeing our practice & network initiatives portfolio and designing our program strategy. He joins us with extensive leadership experience across the education ecosystem. He has served as a classroom teacher, district administrator, higher education leader, and founding member at multiple education non-profit organizations focused on equity work by expanding postsecondary access and opportunities for students from underserved backgrounds. While serving as a district administrator in the Houston Independent School District (HISD), he played a pivotal role in increasing the number of high-performing students from underserved backgrounds in Houston, Texas admitted into selective colleges and universities nationwide. As Founding Director at OneGoal Massachusetts, he developed the persistence strategy and designed large-scale, strategic partnerships with post-secondary institutions across Massachusetts to increase postsecondary access and success. He holds a B.A. from Northeastern University as well as a master’s degree from the University of Houston in Higher Education Administration & Supervision. Dr. Rojas is a recent graduate of Harvard University's Doctor of Education Leadership Program where he focused on leading education equity work that bridges the gap between PreK-12 and higher education to expand postsecondary outcomes for all students.