Michael Rosskamm

Interim Executive Director

Michael Rosskamm believes deeply that children have unlimited potential and that an equitable education system can empower them to become the best versions of themselves. Mike's purpose is to support that vision by directly addressing systemic racism embedded in our schools. Prior to his work as Interim Executive Director at DC International School, he has pursued that mission as a Regional Superintendent, Middle School Principal and Network Leader at Achievement First in Brooklyn for over a decade.
 
The school Mike led as a Principal, AF Bushwick Middle School, subsequently became a National Blue Ribbon School. The schools he supported as a Regional Superintendent consistently had strong academic and social-emotional outcomes for students and strong organizational culture across the staff and community. Mike takes pride in those outcomes knowing that organizations need strong staff and student cultures to thrive over the long term. While at AF, Mike participated in The Leverage Leadership Institute through Relay's Graduate School of Education.
 
Mike brings a diverse skill set to the education space as he earned his MBA from The Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern and spent 5 years as a management consultant most recently at The Boston Consulting Group. Mike left BCG after joining The Broad Residency, which is how found his way to Achievement First.
 
Mike received a BSE from Princeton University where he also was a part of the Teacher Preparation Program and earned a minor in education. Mike started his education career as a Mathematics teacher at Landmark High School, a NYC Department of Education school focused on Experiential Learning and portfolio based assessment.
 
Mike the father of two incredible kids, Max and E, who force him to stay sharp in all board games. His partner, Sarah Rosskamm, who is also in the education field, is an incredible support to him personally and professionally. Lastly, he is a lifelong Cleveland Sports fan and feels confident that the teams are improving (regardless of when you read this).