Executive Director & Founder, EMBARC
For nearly half a decade, Imran Khan has been leading change and innovation as a teacher in one of the “the most dangerous” schools in the nation, Harper High School. His innovative models are now being utilized by other networks in Chicago Public Schools and are restructuring approaches to skill acquisition and academic interventions. Imran has received four consecutive Medal Awards for highest student achievement from the CPS Office of School Improvement, and was a finalist for the Chicago DRIVE award. He continues to teach while launching embarc. Under his leadership embarc is growing from 25 students in one school to a goal of nearly 400 in seven different Chicago Public High Schools by Fall 2013.