With over 20 years of experience teaching students at all grade levels, leading and starting schools, coaching and developing staff and reforming educational organizations, Rajeshri Gandhi Bhatia is prepared to offer expertise in all areas of school leadership, management and growth. Building upon her Bachelors of Science degree from The University of Michigan and Master’s Degree in School Leadership with Principal Certification from Harvard University, Rajeshri has spent her entire career helping students and schools succeed in challenging environments. Working in the public, charter and private environments, much of Rajeshri’s leadership style and vision are influenced by her own private school education at Detroit Country Day School, where she also taught after graduating from college. Her experience starting a charter school in Chicago served as the springboard for her evolving career in school leadership and change management.
Characterized by a smart, strategic, data-driven, personalized approach, school improvements spearheaded and directed by Rajeshri have all had lasting success in challenging and changing environments. Her ability to lead teams and provide guidance for all members of the school organization have been key elements to her success in helping schools, students, teachers and administrators achieve their potential. Her excellent communication skills and ability to retain a big picture focus while still understanding the impact of day-to-day operations allow her to provide leadership and guidance at all levels of a school organization to great levels of success. Her sense of humor, ability to hold up the mirror and supportive nature create a safe environment for individuals to accept the need for change and exert the necessary trust and risk to accomplish set goals.