Josh McCarty
Senior Director of Advocacy and Communications


  • Charter schools
  • Education reform
  • School reform

Josh McCarty joined New Schools for New Orleans after completing his Master of Business Administration at the Krannert School of Management at Purdue University, where he also received his bachelor’s degree in history. McCarty was an Education Pioneer graduate school fellow in Chicago, where he worked for Chicago Public Schools to create a training guide for local school councils to use during the principal hiring process. Prior to business school, he was with Teach For America, where he spent time on the recruitment team and in human assets as the manager of learning and development.