|Celebrated Name:||David Coleman|
|Real Name/Full Name:||David Coleman|
|Age:||54 years old|
|Birth Date:||6th August 1969|
|Birth Place:||Manhattan, New York, USA|
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):||Yes (2 children)|
|Is David Coleman Gay?:||No|
|Net Worth in 2023:||$2 million|
|Last Updated:||December 2023|
David Coleman is your ordinary American businessman who is far from ordinary. Other than being a businessman, David is also known as the ninth president of the College Board, a non-profit organization that prepares the SAT exam, SAT Subject Tests and the Advanced Placement exams.
David Coleman is also familiarly known in the media as ‘the architect’ of the Commons Core State Standards Initiative.
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Early Life & Biography
Coleman was born on 6th of August in 1969 Manhattan to a Jewish family. His father worked as a psychiatrist and his mother, Elizabeth Coleman, was the president of the Bennington College from 1987 to 2013. When he was growing up, his mother was the Dean of The New School in downtown Manhattan, The family later moved to Vermont when he went to College.
Coleman went to the Stuyvesant High School and later earned a B.A. in philosophy from Yale University in 1991. As an undergraduate in Yale, he participated in the Ulysses S. Grant tutoring programme in reading for inner-city pupils at New Haven High School. He later started a community service program for inner-city students.
1991 was quite an eventful year for Coleman, he was awarded a Rhodes Scholarship and earned a second B.A. in English Literature at University College in Oxford. He also earned a MPhil (Master in Philosophy) in classical philosophy from the University of Cambridge.
Age, Height, Weight and Body Measurements
Being born on 6 August 1969, David Coleman is 54 years old as of today’s date 6th December 2023. His height is N/A tall, and weight is N/A.
Personal Life: wife, girlfriend, dating, divorce, kids
When David Coleman was in England, he became friends with Jason Zimba, a Williams College graduate and a fellow Rhodes scholar. The two became really good friends and later business partners.
David Coleman left Oxford for New York with the intention of teaching English in high school. However, after struggling to find a job as a teacher, he started working as a consultant at McKinsey & Company. He also did some pro bono work for school districts while he was at McKinsey & Company.
Together with friend Zimba, Coleman co-founded The Grow Network, an internet-based consulting organization that analysed test scores for states and large school districts. In 2001, the company negotiated contracts with the public school districts of Pennsylvania, California, Nevada, New Mexico and many other states.
In 2004, the organization was purchased by McGraw-Hill Education, the digital educational division of The McGraw-Hill Companies.
In 2007, Coleman, Zimba and Sue Pimentel, an educational analyst, founded Student Achievement Partners (SAP), a non-profit organization which researches and develops ‘achievement based’ assessment standards. Coleman left the organization in October of 2012 to head the College Board.
In 2009, an initiative was launched by the National Governors Association and the Council of Chief State School Officers to write Common Core State Standards for students progressing from elementary to high school in English and Math.
The initiative was meant to prepare students for the careers they choose to pursue. Coleman was part of the English Language Arts writing team. His long-term friend, Zimba, was the leader on the Mathematics writing team.
As mentioned earlier, Coleman was appointed as the president of the College Board (in charge of SAT) on the 16th of May, 2012. As president, he has spoken about the need for the Board to expand access to college by minorities and low-income students.
In 2014, the College Board announced a redesign of the SAT, and was later implemented in the spring of 2016. Some of the changes made were no penalties for unanswered questions, removal of obscure vocabulary words and a few others.
Awards & Achievements
Coleman has received several awards for the work he has done over the years. In 2013, he was in Time Magazine’s Top 100 Most Influential people in the world. This was announced by former Florida Governor, Jeb Bush, who is a prominent supporter of the Common Core State Standards.
He was honoured by NewSchools Venture Fund, a Charter school investor
Net Worth & Salary of David Coleman in 2023
David Coleman has really done a lot in his career. Despite not achieving his dream of becoming a high school English teacher, Coleman has still been able to accomplish and contribute a lot in American education.
David Coleman is currently the president of the College Board and has also taken part in many other organizations. As of December 2023, his net worth is around $2 million.
David Coleman has really been a big player in American education even before being president of the College Board. He is still determined to elevate American education to the highest level he can and we do wish him all the best.