CEO and Superintendent of Wayside Schools
As CEO and Superintendent of Wayside Schools, Matt works to develop and implement strategies to ensure long-term, mission-aligned academic, financial, and operational excellence. Over the last six school years, Matt has transformed a single-campus, 240-student college preparatory public charter school into a multi-campus charter district serving more than 2,000 students in South and Southeast Austin, and manages a $20 million annual budget. Under Matt's direction, Wayside Schools will continue to grow until it serves 3,500 students, providing a comprehensive college preparatory PreK-12 education program.
As a certified Texas public educator and superintendent, Matt holds a B.B.A. in Business Management from Saint Edward's University and a M.A. in Public Policy and Public Administration from the University of York and is working toward his PhD in Education at Texas State University. He sits on the St. Edward's University School of Education Advisory Committee, the Texas Charter Schools Association Board of Directors, is a member of the Texas Association of School Administrators, and is a 2015 graduate of Leadership Austin: Essentials.