Board & Advisors

Meet our Board of Directors and Advisors who help us bring world class ideas and practice to all areas of education in Delaware.

John Fitzpatrick

Executive Director, Educate Texas

John Fitzpatrick is the executive director of Educate Texas, the Community Foundation of Texas’ statewide education initiative. His role spans five areas: strategy, fundraising, advocacy, culture/talent and what he calls Team CFT.

From 1997-2004, John had a dual role as the executive director of Skillpoint Alliance, a central Texas nonprofit, and vice president for education and workforce development at the Austin Chamber of Commerce.

John taught eighth-grade English and U.S. history for a year in Long Island, New York. He holds a bachelor’s in sociology from Wesleyan University.  John serves on the board of the national Myotonic Dystrophy Foundation, a neuromuscular disease that impacts members of his family. He served as a member of the Austin ISD school board from 2002-06.