Andy Mendelsberg served Denver Public Schools as a principal, assistant principal, and curriculum director for 25 years, spending his final five years as principal of the district’s largest high school, Denver East, from 2012-2017. He currently coaches veteran and novice principals and assistant principals on their leadership competencies, strategy development, and team building. In Denver Public Schools he was also selected as a mentor to new urban principals and hosted/coached Principal Residents to prepare them for future leadership roles. He was part of national effort with the Wallace Foundation where he worked with a consortium of principals from across the country to develop best practice materials for future principals. Andy is a facilitator of a math cohort of Learning Forward’s support for mentor teachers in Louisiana.