John Chubb

President, The National Association of Independent Schools

John Chubb who has served as interim CEO of Education Sector this past year, has been named president of the National Association of Independent Schools effective July 1. He remains a member of Education Sector's Board of Directors.

Most recently the founder and CEO of Leeds Global Partners, LLC, Dr. Chubb was also founder, senior executive vice president and chief education officer of EdisonLearning. Before joining Edison in 1992, Chubb was a senior fellow at The Brookings Institution and a professor at Stanford University. Chubb currently is a distinguished visiting fellow at the Hoover Institution at Stanford University and member of the Koret Task Force on K-12 Education. He holds an A.B., summa cum laude, from Washington University and a Ph.D. from the University of Minnesota, both in political science. 

He is the author or editor of numerous books, including The Best Teachers in the World: Why We Don’t Have Them and How We Could (EdNext Books, 2012); Liberating Learning: Technology, Politics and the Future of American Education, with Terry M. Moe (Jossey Bass, 2009); Learning from No Child Left Behind: How and Why the Nation’s Most Important But Controversial Education Law Should Be Renewed (Hoover, 2009); Within Our Reach: How America Can Educate Every Child (Roman and Littlefield, 2005); Closing the Achievement Gap, with Tom Loveless (Brookings, 2001); and Politics, Markets, and America's Schools, with Terry M. Moe (Brookings, 1990). His articles have appeared in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Education Next, The Public Interest, and The American Political Science Review, among other publications.