Rich Kuder joins Whittle School & Studios from Wyckoff, New Jersey, where he has been superintendent of schools since 2010. In Wyckoff, he led and managed around 300 members of staff and over 2,000 pupils at public schools, some of which are recognized as schools of excellence. Previously, Rich was principal of the Dwight D. Eisenhower Middle School in New Jersey. Earlier in his career, he taught in both elementary and middle schools.
Rich is a graduate of Columbia, where he received a B.A. in political science and an M.A. in education administration. He also gained a doctorate in educational and organizational leadership from the University of Pennsylvania. He recently joined the team in Shenzhen.